Brother Pictures for Comparison

(E-kyôdai awase kagami, 絵鏡台合かゝ身)

Publisher: Iba-ya Sensaburô

c. 1840

This series consists of pairs of fan prints, with one print of each pair being a silhouette of the other. The series is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961). 

Description: Three gods of good fortunesilhouettes of Daikoku as a snake (へび, hebi), Hotei as a frog (かへる, kaeru), and Ebisu as a snail (まいまいつぶり, maimaitsuburi)

Description: Cats as Chinese temple lion ( , shishi), owl (みゝつく, mimizuku), and noh demon mask (はんにゃめん, hannyamen)

Another state of the above design

Description: Ushiwakamaru (うしわかまる) and Benkei (べんけい)

Description: Crab, fish, and quadruped (There is no silhouette image available.)

  

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