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Kawasaki: The Rokugô Ferry (Kawasaki, Rokugô watashibune), first version, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

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No. 3 in the series, first version; co-published by Hôeidô and Senkakudô. MFA impressions: First version: 06.1342, 11.2154, 11.17431, 11.23081, 11.30186, 11.38937, 11.41823, 21.5092, 21.5095, 2009.2411.3 Second version: 11.17419, 11.17420, 11.17421, 11.26099, 21.5093, 21.5094


Hiroshige ga 広重画

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.03


Horizontal ôban; 22 x 34.2 cm (8 11/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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