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Nihonbashi: Setting Out at Dawn (Nihonbashi, Akebono tabidachi 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. 1 in the series, first version.

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.01

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban

Accession Number

11.2225

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints