Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Plays at the Nakamura Theater: Hana Ayame Iroha Jikki, Tsuyu Nurushi Ukina no Samezaya
33.6 x 60 cm (13 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper
Not On View
Tsuji banzuke for the kabuki dramas “Hana ayame iroha jikki” (text trimmed off) and “Tsuyu nurushi ukina no samezaya”, which were staged at the Nakamura Theater (Edo) from the 1st day of the 5th lunar month of Ansei 6 (1859). The banzuke was published by Murayama Genbei.
安政06(1859) ・05月 ・01日より
版元備考： 村山 源兵衛
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