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Arai: View of the Mile-and-a-Half Sea Ferry (Arai, kaijô ichi-ri-han funawatashi no zu), from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô

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No. 32 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.1418, 06.1821, 11.39976, 21.9341, 21.9342


Hiroshige ga 広重画


November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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, about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.32


Horizontal aiban; 20.8 x 33.3 cm (8 3/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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