Page 16, The Fisher-Boy Urashima


Page 16, The Fisher-Boy Urashima


Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938


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


Meiji 19, Month 11, Day 1 (Nov. 1, 1886)

Original Format

Crepe Paper Book


Well, they lived on happily for three years, wandering about every day among the beautiful trees with emerald leaves and ruby berries. But one morning Urashima said to his wife; "I am very happy here. Still I want to go home and see my father and mother and brothers and sisters. Just let me go for a short time, and I'll soon be back again." "I don't like you to go," said she; "I am very much afraid that something dreadful



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