Nakamura Kanjaku II
died at the age of 28. As was the custom he was given a posthumous Buddhist
name or hōmyō. In
Japanese it is 歌竹翫旭日雀倍士. (As yet I am unable to give the English
There is another
example of this print in the collection of Waseda University.
That is about the
extent of what I know of this actor. When or if I can find more information
I will add it to this page or somewhere else in this web site.