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Identifiable photographer(s)

Tsukano

Date of original image

1947-07-25

Location of original image

Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 東京都中央区

Size of original image

20.5 x 25.3 cm

Format

b&w photo

Person(s) shown in the image

Nakamura, Baigyoku III, 中村, 梅玉 3世, 1875-1948; Nakamura, Kichiemon I, 中村, 吉右衛門 1世, 1886-1954

Caption

Front : (stamp) SIGNAL CORPS U.S. ARMY

Back :
FEC-47-77887 25 JULY 47 KABUKI PERFORMANCE IN TOKYO : IN THE OPENING SCENE OF "SESSHU GAPPO NO TSUJI", 1 OF THE TRADITIONAL JAPANESE KABUKI PLAYS, BAIGYOKU (LEFT), PLAYING THE HEROINE, RETURNS TO HER HOME. KICHIEMON, 1 OF JAPAN'S MOST FAMOUS KABUKI PLAYERS, RESTRAINS FEATURING JAPAN'S MOST NOTED KABUKI PLAYERS, WAS GIVEN AT TOKYO GEKIJO THEATRE IN TOKYO, JAPAN. PHOTOGRAPHER-TSUKANO PHOTOGRAPH BY U.S. ARMY SIGNAL CORPS.

(stamp) OFFICIAL SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO REPRODUCTION PROHIBITED UNLESS CREDIT LINE IS GIVEN TO SIGNAL CORPS - U.S. ARMY

Caption writer

Kaizawa, Stanley

Notes

A stamp of U.S. Army is on the bottom right. A typed caption at the back of the photo explains the play, actors, theatre, and photographer, with a stamp of U.S. Army.

Subjects

Performing arts
Kabuki actors
Nakamura, Baigyoku III, 1875-1948
中村, 梅玉 3世, 1875-1948
Nakamura, Kichiemon I, 1886-1954
中村, 吉右衛門 1世, 1886-1954
Tokyo Gekijo Theatre, 東京劇場
Sesshu gappo ga tsuji
摂洲合邦辻

Part of

Stanley Kaizawa Collection, UHM Library Asia Collection Department

Keywords

Performing arts; Kabuki actors; Nakamura, Baigyoku III, 1875-1948; 中村, 梅玉 3世, 1875-1948; Nakamura, Kichiemon I, 1886-1954; 中村, 吉右衛門 1世, 1886-1954; Tokyo Gekijo Theatre, 東京劇場; Sesshu gappo ga tsuji; 摂洲合邦辻

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