Meiji period, 1868–1912
Japanese

“Little Crow,” Sword of the Minamoto (Kogarasumaru no hitokoshi 小鳥丸の一腰 源) (or Crow, Sword, and Plum Blossoms), from the series “Four Great Clans of Japan” (Shisei no uchi 四性ノ内), reprinted 1890s

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper
20.3 × 17.8 cm (8 × 7 in.)
Gift of Sebastian Izzard
2014-28