Page 5, Battle of the Monkey and the Crab

Title

Page 5, Battle of the Monkey and the Crab

Creator

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938

Source

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

Publisher

[Published by T.Hasegawa.]

Date

Meiji 18, Month 8, Day 17 (Aug. 8, 1885)

Text

once it sprung up, and soon became a tree so high one had to look up at it. The tree was full of persimmons but the crab had no means of climbing the tree. So he asked the monkey to climb up and get the persimmons for him. The monkey got up on a limb of the tree and began to eat the persimmons. The unripe persimmons he threw at the crab, but

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Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 5, Battle of the Monkey and the Crab,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed July 16, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/761.