Page 22, The Fisher-Boy Urashima


Page 22, 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


It fell to pieces hundreds of years ago." Then it suddenly flashed across Urashima's mind that Sea-God's Palace beyond the waves, with its coral walls and ruby fruits and its dragons with tails of solid gold, must be part of fairy-land, and that one day there was probably as long as a year in this world, so that his three years in the Sea-God's Palace had really been hundreds of years. Of course there was no use in staying at home, now that all his friends



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