Chikamaro: Visit from India with Great Hit: Playful Elephants (tenjiku tôrai daihyôban: zô no tawamure)

Chikamaro

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Artist: Chikamaro
Title: Visit from India with Great Hit: Playful Elephants (tenjiku tôrai daihyôban: zô no tawamure)
Date: 1859

Caricature of elephants from India, playing with foreigners on Japanese games and customs. There is most likely an element of political or social satire going on here.

Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Ebisu-ya
Seal: censor’s seal: aratame & date 4th month of Sheep Year (1859)
Signature: Ôju Kôkô Chikamaro

SKU: CHI001


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