ほうとうむすこ / T. Yoshioka.

Hōtō musuko / T. Yoshioka.

Artist
Yoshioka, T. (Painter) [Browse]
Format
Visual material
Language
Japanese
Published/​Created
[Japan] : [T. Yoshioka], [between 1948 and 1953]
Description
21 paintings : color ; 28 x 39 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Annotator
Donor
Former owner
Library of Congress genre
Kamishibai plays [Browse]
Summary note
Original artwork of kamishibai stories set in Japan, adapted from three parables of Luke 15 in the New Testament of the Bible.
Notes
  • Title in translation: The prodigal son.
  • Handwritten on cover: "Lost 1) sheep, 2) coin, 3) son"
  • Handwritten by J. Karl Notehelfer on cover: "Verlorne Shaf 1-5; Groschen 6-8; Hoto Musuko = der Verlorne Sohn 9-19; Zwei Wege 20"
  • Handwritten by J. Karl Notehelfer on lower-left corner of cover: "nach Jap Bräuchen" (according to Japanese Usage).
  • Numbering of sequence on lower-right corner of each card, except cover.
  • In translucent paper envelope.
  • Commissioned by Reverend J. Karl Notehelfer (1899-1983), a German missionary who was in Japan since the 1920s. Used in Japanese Sunday Schools or with children's audiences.
With
With: a printout (3 pages) of annotations provided by Fred G. Notehelfer in 2013.
Contents
The lost sheep -- The lost coin -- The prodigal son -- Two roads.
Source acquisition
Gift; Fred G. Notehelfer, son of J. Karl Notehelfer; 20140407.
Other title(s)
Prodigal son
Other views
Staff view

Supplementary Information