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A Kabuki actor Nakamura Shikan in the costume of Yaegaki Hime (Princess Yaegaki), holding a lantern, in a photographic studio in front of a plain background. Photograph by S. Moriyama, ca.1900.

  • Moriyama, S.
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541647i
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Description

There have been several Kabuki actors called Nakamura Shikan: this one may be Nakamura Shikan IV (1831-1899) or Nakamura Shikan V (1865-1940), also known as Nakamura Utaemon V

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering note

Japanese characters written on the verso naming the actor and the role

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 541647i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.

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This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.


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