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100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1885
100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol, zoomed in
36.8 cm100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol scale comparison24.1 cm
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100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol is an Edo Period and Meiji Wood Block Print created by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi in 1885. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged The Moon. SourceDownload

In another scene from the Chronicles of the Taiko, Saito Toshimitsu is conducting surveillance along the Kamo River near Kyoto, before the attack on the Honnoji Temple in 1582. Toshimitsu and his father Saito Kuranosuke were retainers of Akechi Mitshuide (1526-1582) who fought a treacherous war against his lord Oda Nobunaga. The story of Akechi Mitsuihide continues in print #19.

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