Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Plays at the Ichimura Theater: Kanadehon Suzuri no Takashima, Sato Suzume Sasu ya Kimi ga Na (Jôruri)
市村座辻番付 「仮名手本硯高島（かなでほんすずりのたかしま）」、「浄瑠璃 廓雀差君名（さとすずめさすやきみがな）」
34.2 x 48.3 cm (13 7/16 x 19 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 11.28114, 11.28249
Tsuji banzuke for the kabuki drama “Kanadehon suzuri no takashima” and the Tomimoto-style Jôruri piece titled “Sato suzume sasuya kimi gana”. These were performed at the Ichimura Theater (Edo) from the 5th day of the 5th lunar month of Ansei 5 (1858). The banzuke was jointly published by Fukuchi Mohei and Yamamoto Jûgorô.
浄瑠璃： 「廓雀差君名」 さとすずめさすやきみがな
安政05(1858) ・05月 ・05日より
版元備考： 福地 茂兵衛、山本 重五郎
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection