The actor Ichikawa Danjuro IX in a scene from kabuki theater from the series "100 Roles of Ichikawa Danjuro IX" by Toyohara Kunichika 1835-1900) dated in the left margin "5th month of Meiji 31" (1898). Deluxe edition with extensive gauffrage accents to the yellow background, cartouches, margin and hair. There are mica highlights in the background. The blue robe is decorated with a keyfret motif pattern produced through the use of pale silver pigment. Very good overall condition. There is one small spot in the yellow background to the right of Danjuro's ear. Original album backing. Standard vertical oban print measuring 14 1/8"V x 9 1/4"H (paper) and 13"V x 8 1/4"H (image).