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Kawasaki: The Rokugô Ferry (Kawasaki, Rokugô watashibune), second version, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

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No. 3 in the series, second version; published by Hôeidô alone. MFA impressions: First version: 06.1342, 11.2154, 11.17431, 11.23081, 11.30186, 11.38937, 11.41823, 21.5092, 21.5095, 2009.2411.3 Second version: 11.17419, 11.17420, 11.17421, 11.26099, 21.5093, 21.5094


Hiroshige ga 広重画


Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Ficke sale (lot 412); 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 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.03


Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 35.6 cm (9 5/8 x 14 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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