Page 11, The Hare of Inaba

Title

Page 11, The Hare of Inaba

Creator

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938

Source

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

Publisher

T. Hasegawa 17 Kami Negishi Tokyo

Date

Meiji 19, Month 12, Day 7 (Dec. 7, 1886)

Original Format

Crepe paper book

Text

many crocodiles there are in the sea, and how many hares there are in the land. And now to begin with the crocodiles. Come, every one of you, and be down in a row, across from this island to Cape Keta, then I will step upon each one, and count you as I run across. When I have finished counting you, we shall count the hares, and then we shall know whether there are most hares, or most crocodiles." The crocodiles came and lay down in a row. Then I stepped on them and counted them as I ran

Files

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Collection

Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 11, The Hare of Inaba,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed December 3, 2022, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/840.