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Hida Province: Basket Ferry (Hida, Kagowatashi), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

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No. 24 (Tôsandô group) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 06.823.24, 06.860, 11.17030, 11.17031, 11.36906, 11.36907, 21.9525, RES.53.268

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censors' seals: (Murata, Kinugasa, Ox 8) Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take

Provenance

January 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; 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, 1853 (Kaei 6), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.57

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32.3 x 24 cm (12 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9525

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints