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Help me translate this text - 02-05-2009, 01:33 AM

Hello friends,

i need to translate this signature on this woodcut print? Anyone with a skill to do that? Thanks.
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02-05-2009, 10:05 AM

Line 1. 永和元年 First year of the Eiwa Era. (1375) <-- 100% sure.

Line 2. 長月 September. <-- 98% sure. (uses an old literary name for the month)

Line 3. Artist's name + 作 (meaning "created by"). I can only make out 2 of the 3 kanji in the name (the first two, 守 and 古).
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02-05-2009, 10:24 AM

Thank you Nagoyankee,

this signature is located at old woodcut colour print, I expect the age of creation in 19th century. Anyone got idea about artist name? Will upload whole image for better understanding.
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