Nihonbashi

Ando Hiroshige

Date:
19th c.
Medium:
Japanese woodblock print
ID Number:
2013.2.5.1
  • Description
    From the set of prints "53 Stations of the Tokaido." View looking across Nihon Bridge, Edo, from whence all distances were measured with a daimyo's cort├Ęge coming into view over the summit. In the foreground is a group of five fish-vendors (and a sixth partly hidden) getting out of the way, on the left, and two dogs on the right. This bridge was located in the centre of Edo and was the starting point of the Tokaido Highway.
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