Musashibō Benkei played by the young Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII leaping over a pikestaff. Specially commissioned for a single performance of Shiki utushi tosae no tsutamasa at the Ichimura-za on the 4th day of 11th month 1847.
ex collection B. W. Robinson, ex collection C. H. Mitchell (with note by Mitchel reading:
"Ichikawa Danjurō VIII as
Publisher (?) Kameshima.
Censors: Murata, Mera.
Production at Sho Ichimura Theatre 1847.xi.4
(Shiki utsushi Tosa-ye no tsuTamasa)"