The Ku Fire Brigade, Group 5 (Ku gumi, Gobangumi), from the series Flowers of Edo for Children’s Amusement (Edo no hana kodomo asobi)

Artist: Utagawa Yoshitora 歌川芳虎 (active ca. 1850-1880)
Publisher: Hirookaya Kōsuke 広岡屋幸助 (act. c. 1858 - 1874)
Block carver: Tsuge Shōjirō 津下庄治郎
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1858, 7th month
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
H x W (overall): 35.7 × 24.6 cm (14 1/16 × 9 11/16 in)
Credit Line
The Pearl and Seymour Moskowitz Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 25: Underdogs and Antiheroes: Japanese Prints from the Moskowitz Collection

Woodblock print

Edo period (1615 - 1868), firefighter, Japan, The Pearl and Seymour Moskowitz Collection
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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