Sumo wrestlers and referee

Title

Sumo wrestlers and referee

Subject

Sumo wrestlers and referee

Description

A sumo wrestler performs a pre-match ritual, with the sword bearer (tachimochi) on the left, herald (tsuyuharai) on the far right, and the referee (gyoji) on the second from right.

Source

Stillman, E. G., photographer. Photographs of
Kyoto, Japan. 1905.

Date

1885

Files

Sumo wrestler and referee.jpeg

Citation

“Sumo wrestlers and referee,” Japan's Samurai Revolution, accessed September 27, 2021, https://samurairevolution.omeka.net/items/show/70.