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70508-0007 - Scene from 47 Ronin


Taisho 1920s Unknown
Hikifuda, a print from the Meiji period used as an advertising flyer by local shops. The print shows a scene with the samurai Otaka Gengo, one of the Forty-Seven Ronin, also known as the Ako Roshi. The events have been immortalized in the accounts of Chushingura. The story exemplifies Bushido, the samurai code of honor.
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