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Akasaka, cut from sheet 9 of the series Cutouts for the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi harimaze), also called Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of four pictures showing Futakawa, Yoshida, Goyu, and Akasaka stations. MFA impressions: 21.8716 (Goyu), 21.8717 and 21.8718 (both Akasaka)


(this picture unsigned)


June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252 ôban #23.09; Tanba 1965, #475 (uncut sheet)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17 x 11.8 cm (6 11/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper