A Collection of Warrior Rebuses

(Musha zukushi hanjimono, 武者尽はんじもの)

Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi

1849-1851

 

A rebus is a puzzle in which names or words are represented by combinations of pictures. This series is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).á The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ˘ban.á The titles of the individual prints vary slightly.

 

 

Print title: 武者づくしはんじもの

 

 

Print title: 武者尽はんじもの

 

 

 

Print title: 武者尽はんじもの

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image.

 

 

 

Print title: はんじもの (Hanjimono, Rebuses)

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image, which was published by Tamaya S˘suke (seal name Tamas˘, 玉惣).

 

 

 

 

ôRobinsonö refers to listing in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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