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No. 53 - Ôtsu: The Matsumoto Ferry, Karasaki, Mount Hira, Mount Hiei (Matsumoto watariguchi, Karasaki, Hira, Hiei), from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

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Station no. 54 in the usual order. 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: 11.26164, 2009.5010.52


Hiroshige ga 広重画

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Source unidentified

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #23.53


Horizontal chûban

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Medium or Technique

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