Page 4, The Hare of Inaba

Title

Page 4, The Hare of Inaba

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, Tokyo

Date

Meiji 19, Month 12, Day 7 (Dec. 7, 1886)

Original Format

Crepe Paper Book

Text

that they would go together to Inaba, and each one try to persuade the Princess to marry him. Although eighty of these brothers were jealous of one another, yet they all agreed in hating, and being unkind to the eighty-first, who was good and gentle, and did not like their rough, quarrelsome ways. When they set out upon their journey, they made the poor eighty-first brother walk behind them, and carry the bag, just as if he had been their servant, although he was their own brother, and as much a Prince as any of them all.

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Collection

Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro. 1853-1938, “Page 4, The Hare of Inaba,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed July 16, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/811.