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Subject:Japanese friend says this is about Pandemic?
Posted By: Lewis Bell Sat, Oct 24, 2020 IP: 2601:14d:4480:fe50:7

Please help and whats the post scripts? Corrections?

Subject:Re: Japanese friend says this is about Pandemic?
Posted By: I.Nagy Sun, Oct 25, 2020

Title ( First line right),
あほだら經 - Ahodara-kyō
( A mock Buddhist sutra - a type of fast-spaced humorous mimicking the chanting of a Buddhist sutra with lyrics satirising current events, performed by beggars in late Edo and early Meiji era)
Subtitle (Second bold inscription line),
鹿児島騒動 - Kagoshima sōdō - Kagoshima disturbance
(Known as the Seinan (Southwestern) War or Satsuma Rebellion (Febr.-Sept. 1877)

The lengthy text describes the course of war.

The ukiyo-e is not signed.
Publisher: Kanai Shubei in Ǒsaka
Date of publication: March. 1878

With regards,
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