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Felice Beato [Attributed to] 
Sumo wrestlers, Japan 
1867-1869 
  
Albumen print 
8.7 x 5.6 cm 
  
National Library of New Zealand 
Ref: PA1-f-021-064-08 
  
 
LL/76317 
  
Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image: Wrestlers
 
(Note, Alan Griffiths, 26 June 2019) Stephen Carter commented that the sign on the left is the name of the wrestler and reads ????? -- Aioi Matsugoro. Shikona (sumo names) often get reused so the identification of an individual can require research.
 
The name on the right is illegible. 
 

 
  
 
  
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