Botandōrō  family photo
Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.


1 print : woodcut, color ; 30.6 x 19.7 cm.
Print shows the ghostly figures of a woman with a servant or girl carrying a peony lantern.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.
  • From the series: Shinkei sanjū rokkaisen : Selection of 36 hair raising transformations (Shinkei 36 kaisen).
  • Format: vertical Oban Nishikie, trimmed.
  • Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Lanterns--Japan--1880-1890.
  • Ghosts--Japan--1880-1890.
  • Clothing & dress--Japan--1880-1890.
  • Ukiyo-e--Japanese--Color--1880-1890.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1880-1890.
Taiso, Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892, artist
Peony lantern.
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