Page 09, The Tongue Cut Sparrow

Title

Page 09, The Tongue Cut Sparrow

Description

This is a Japanese woodblock printed crepe paper book, describing the fairy tale "The Tongue Cut Sparrow."

Creator

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938

Source

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

Publisher

T. Hasegawa, 17 Kami Negishi, Toyko, Japan

Date

[Circa 1885], Meiji

Contributor

Eitaku, Kobayashi, 1843-1890 (illustrator)

Rights

Copyright Connecticut College, 2014. For rights and reproduction requests, contact the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives at learcenter(at)conncoll(dot)edu

Format

Image/JPEG

Language

English, Japanese

Type

Document

Identifier

Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 2

Original Format

crepe paper

Text

its old master and mistress had come to see it, it rejoiced and brought them into its house and thanked them for their kindness in old times and spread a table for them, and loaded it with sake and fish till there was no more room, and made its wife and children and grand-children all serve the table. At last throwing away its drinking-cup it danced a jig

Files

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Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 09, The Tongue Cut Sparrow,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed June 13, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/783.