Otagaki Rengetsu's death record
Otagaki Rengetsu died on December 10, 1875 at the age of 85. The death record gives some additional information: She came down with pain and coughs in the middle of the tenth month, and although she received medical treatment her appetite declined slowly day by day so that by the beginning of the twelve month, her whole body was severely fatigued. - On December 10th she died at 4 pm.
This document was used as a basis for the official death registry form. The signature and seal indicates that it was not just a copy or a draft.
Otagaki Rengetsu’s death record
Ink on paper
27.6 x 39.5 cm (10¾ x 15½ in.)