Prints of wigs and headgear

 

None of these prints are listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

 

Title: None

Description: Kabuki actor Ichikawa Kuz II with various wigs

Date: c. 1840-1842

Publisher: Izumi-ya Ichibei

 

Title: None

Description: Band Shuka I with various wigs and headgear

Format: ban (about 14 by 10 inches or 36 by 25 centimeters)

Date: 1847-1850 (censors Mera and Murata)

Publisher: Sano-ya Kihei

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image.

 

Title: Fashionable Sum Wigs, Senjok Toritsugi (Fry sum kazura Senjok Toritsugi, 風流角力数面去 丸清板)

Description: This is a hikifuda (advertising print). The text in the right lower corner reads Senjok Toritsugi (仙女香取次, the brand being advertised)

Format: ban (about 14 by 10 inches or 36 by 25 centimeters)

Date: c. 1841-1842

Publisher: No seal

 

Disguises of the Chinese Performer

 

Title: Disguises of the Chinese Performer

Description: Standing Chinese man with masks and headgear

Format: ban (about 14 by 10 inches or 36 by 25 centimeters)

Date: c. 1840-1842

Publisher: No seal

 

Series: Fashionable hairstyles of twelve months (Fry atama juni tsuki, 風流あたま十二月)

Description: Kneeling figure with a hairstyle for each of the twelve months

Format: 12 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches

Date: c. 1840-1842

 

Series: Fashionable hairstyles of twelve months (Fry atama juni tsuki, 風流あたま十二月)

Description: Kneeling figure with a hairstyle for each of the twelve months

Format: 12 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches

Date: c. 1840-1842

Series Twelve Elegant Heads - December 12 7-8 x 8 7-8 inches

 

Modern reproduction of the above design

 

 

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