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The Day Flowering Chloranthus of Edo: "Nihonbashi Bridge" and "Licensed Quarters" volumes; Edo hisenryô: "Nihonbashi no bu," "Kakuchû no bu"

Inscription

Artist signature: Gako Utagawa Hiroshige sensei

Signed

Artist (Kakuchû no bu): Gakô Igusa Kuniyoshi sensei (and 3 disciples) Author (Kakuchû no bu): Jingorô daijin (and others) (廓中の部): 画工井草国芳先生 (他3人); 尽語楼大人 (他)

Provenance

Other: Yamamoto

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Preface: Kyôka hanabi senryô shu Title page: Kyôka tôto hanabi senryô Kokusho Sômokuroku: Edo hanabi senryô (Edo fireworks and gold)

Japanese, Edo period, Preface: 1853

Accession Number

1997.515

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books