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True View of Nihonbashi Bridge, Together with a Complete View of the Fish Market (Nihonbashi shinkei, narabi ni uoichi zenzu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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Triptych: 11.17160 (right), 11.18141 (left), 11.18142 (center)


Ôju Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga (right sheet) 応需一立斎広重画


Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai 改印: 極


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 – d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)

Object Place


Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

11.17160, 11.18141, 11.18142

Medium or Technique

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