Page 4, The Enchanted Waterfalls


Page 4, The Enchanted Waterfalls


Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938


Private collection, on loan to the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives, Connecticut College


T. Hasegawa, 17 Kamy Negishi, Tokyo


Meiji 25, Month 12, Day 25 (Dec 2, 1887)

Original Format

Crepe Paper Book


But, work as hard as he might, he was still very poor, and could bring home but little money to his old father and mother. This grieved him very much, for he was an affectionate and dutiful son.
For himself he had but few wants and was easily pleased. His mother too was always cheerful and contented. The old father, however, was of a selfish disposition, and often grumbled at the poor supper of rice, washed down with weak tea, or, if times were very bad, with a cup of hot water. "If we had but a little sake,



Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 4, The Enchanted Waterfalls,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed July 18, 2024,