Series: Yubin hochi shinbun
Number: Nishikiga 2
Story date: c1875
Story source:
Publisher: Motoyasu and Shinshiza
Drawer: Sadanobu II
Writer: unsigned
Size: vertical chuban
Image: Ono Collection
Yubin hochi shinbun
Nishikiga No. 2
Grandma, child saved

On the night of the 19th day of the 6th month of the 8th year of Meiji [19 June 1875], an old woman in Osaka took her 12-year-old grandchild to the crossing at the edict board of Nishinagahori and threw [the child and herself] into the water, and fortunately (saiwai) they were resuced by the crew member of the Ebisumaru. (WW)