The Ghosts of Togo and His Wife
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Signature (on both panels): Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
Publisher (on both panels): Kazusaya Iwakichi, 1851
Woodblock colour print, diptych
Loaned by the Borensztain and Drukker families
35.3 x 24.9 cm (each)

This legend depicts the revenge of the common folk over the tyrannical rule of the Samurai Lord. It is a theme presented in many plays about justice and morality.

All photos are property of Tikotin Museum of Japanese in Haifa, Israel