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Shima Province: Mount Hiyori and Toba Harbor (Shima, Hiyoriyama, Toba minato), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

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No. 8 (Tôkaidô group) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 06.823.8, 11.17059, 11.26227

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censors' seals: Watanabe, Mera, Ox 7 Blockcutter's mark: Hori ?

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1853 (Kaei 6), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.32

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

06.823.8

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints