Page 6, The Fisher-Boy Urashima

Title

Page 6, The Fisher-Boy Urashima

Creator

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938

Source

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

Date

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

Original Format

Crepe Paper Book

Text

this tortoise,-in fact better. Why should I go and kill the poor thing, and prevent it from enjoying itself for another nine hundred and ninety-nine years? No, no! I won't be so cruel. I am sure mother wouldn't like me to." And with these words, he threw the tortoise back into the sea.
The next thing that happened was that Urashima went to sleep in his boat; for it was one those hot summer days when almost everybody enjoys a nap

Files

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Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 6, The Fisher-Boy Urashima,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed February 22, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/773.