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Procession Crossing over a Pontoon Bridge on the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi funabashi kakewatari gyôretsu no zu)

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MFA impressions: 11.41770a-c, 2009.5011.20a-c Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title "The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863" (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).


Ichiôsai Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche (on right sheet), Kunichika ga (on center sheet), Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche (on left sheet) 一鴬斎国周画(年玉枠) 国周画 国周画(年玉枠)


Censor's seal: Boar 3 aratame Blockcutter's marks: Katada Hori Chô (on right sheet), Hori Chô (on left sheet)

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Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 1 (1935), pp. 60-1


Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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