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GloPAD ID 1006884
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Digital Object Title Tōkaidō Yotsuya Kaidan flip image
Component Associated Performing Art Kabuki
Component Woodcut (print)
Piece Tōkaidō Yotsuya Kaidan
Component Activity Date Unknown
Component Associated Character Oiwa
Date Object Created Unknown
Date Object Destroyed Unknown
Object Material paper
Component Notes Inset image in lower right corner has flap that can be folded down or up to reveal the other figure. This paper trick mimics the stage technique of "toita-gaeshi" (flipping the door) where the same actor appears as separate characters on opposite sides of the wooden door.
Source Object
Format of Source Object Woodcut
Repository of Source Object Ithaca (N.Y.)
Repository Assigned ID Yotsuya kaidan toita
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