Page 05, The Tongue Cut Sparrow

Title

Page 05, The Tongue Cut Sparrow

Subject

Woodblock prints

Description

This is a Japanese woodblock printed crepe paper book, describing the fairy tale "The Tongue Cut Sparrow."

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, Japan.

Date

[Circa 1885], Meiji

Contributor

Eitaku, Kobayashi, 1843-1890 (illustrator)

Rights

Copyright Connecticut College, 2014. For rights and reproduction requests, contact the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives at learcenter(at)conncoll(dot)edu

Format

Image/JPEG

Language

English, Japanese

Type

Document

Identifier

Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 2

Original Format

crepe paper book

Text

wash-tub; but a sparrow that a woman her neighbor kept as a pet eat it up. Seeing this the cross old woman seized the sparrow, and saying: "you hateful thing!" cut its tongue and let it go. When the neighbor woman heard that her pet sparrow had got its tongue cut for its offense, she was greatly grieved, and set out with her husband over mountains and plains to find

Files

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Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 05, The Tongue Cut Sparrow,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed April 25, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/774.