Page 7, Momotaro

Title

Page 7, Momotaro

Creator

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938

Source

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

Publisher

T. Hasegawa, Publisher, Tokyo

Date

Meiji 18, Month 9, Day 1 (Sept. 1, 1885)

Original Format

Crepe Paper Book

Text

looked at it she saw that it was a very large peach. She then quickly finished her washing and returned home intending to give the peach to her old man to eat. When she cut the peach in two, out came a child from the large kernel. Seeing this the old couple rejoiced, and named the child Momotaro, or Little Peachling, because he came out of a peach. As both the old people took good care of him, he grew and became strong and enterprising.

Files

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Collection

Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938 , “Page 7, Momotaro,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed May 30, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/742.