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

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No. 52 (Sanyôdô group) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 06.823.51, 11.17032, 11.36936, 11.36941, 21.8537, RES.49.28 (key block)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 廣重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.48

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 27 cm (15 1/4 x 10 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.28

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints