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No. 24 - Shimada and Kanaya, from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

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Since Shimada (no. 24) and Kanaya (no. 25) are combined in one design in this series, all numbers from 25 on are one less than the usual number for that station. MFA impressions: 06.1435, 06.1707, 11.26191, 2009.5010.23, RES.49.176

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censors' seals: Hama, Kinugasa

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, about 1850–51 (Kaei 3–4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #23.24

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban

Accession Number

RES.49.176

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints