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No. 29, At Night, Minamoto no Yorimitsu Kills a Monster of the Earth Spider (Minamoto no Yorimitsu yoru tsuchigumo no kaii o kiru), from the series Sketches from the History of Greast Japan (Dai Nihonshi ryaku zue)

「大日本史略図会 二十九 源頼光夜土蜘蛛の怪異を斬る」

Meiji era
1885 (Meiji 18)
Artist Adachi Ginkô (Japanese, 1853–1902)

Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Waseda db 201-2927, etc.


Horizontal chûban

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View



Published with two horizontal chûban designs on each vertical ôban sheet, with accompanying texts in the same format, presumably intended to be cut apart and reassembled as a picturebook.


(no signature visible; possibly in left margin, covered by a strip of paper)

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016