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Nagato Province: Shimonoseki (Nagato, Shimonoseki), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

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No. 52 (Sanyôdô group) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 06.823.51, 11.17032, 11.36936, 11.36941, 21.8537, RES.49.28 (key block)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.48

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.823.51

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints