Page 20, The Tongue Cut Sparrow

Title

Page 20, The Tongue Cut Sparrow

Subject

Woodblock prints

Crepe paper

Fairy tales--Japan

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

Published by T. Hasegawa, 17 Kami Negishi, Tokyo, 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

she got back with it to her house. Then when she took off the lid and looked in a whole troop of frightful devils came bouncing out from the inside and at once tore the old woman to pieces.

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/13708/archive/files/f5b5896ab08d58cda3af61aae9997a89.JPG

Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 20, The Tongue Cut Sparrow,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed June 13, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/792.