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Kuwana: Famous Product, Baked Clams (Kuwana, meisan, yaki hamaguri), cut from sheet 10 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of five pictures showing Miya, Kuwana, Yokkaichi, Ishiyakushi, and Shôno stations. MFA impressions: 11.17213 (uncut sheet, Ibaya edition), 21.8741 (Kuwana), 21.8742 (Yokkaichi), RES.49.12 (uncut sheet, reprint edition with no publisher's mark)


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.10; Tanba 1965, #104 (uncut sheet)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 20.6 x 9 cm (8 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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