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Tôtômi Province: Wading Forty-eight Rapids on the Akiba Road (Akiba kaidô shijûhachi segoe), cut from sheet 4 of the series [Cutout Pictures of] the Provinces (Kunizukushi [harimaze])

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From the same sheet: 21.8752 (Mikawa), 21.8754 (Tôtômi) For a copy of this design by Hasegawa Sadanobu, see 21.8753.


Artist's seal: Hiroshige hitsu


Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, 1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.04; Uchida 1930, #305 (uncut sheet)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 12.6 x 22 cm (4 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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