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Maker(s):Hiroshige
Culture:Japanese
Title:Tama River at Noji, Province of Ômi, No. 2 from the series Six Jewel Rivers in the Provinces
Date Made:1857 (11th month)
Type:Print
Materials:woodcut printed in color on paper
Place Made:Japan
Measurements:sheet: 15 x 10 in.; 38.1 x 25.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Upper left of image, poem in Japanese by Toshiyori. "Asu mokon, Noji no Tamagawa, Hagi Koete, Iro aru hamini, Tsuki yadori keri" English translation: "We shall come again to Tama River by the meadow-path, where the bush-clover grows, and it may be we shall see the moon's image lying amoung the ripples."
Accession Number:  SC 1968:418
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Barker (Margaret Clark Rankin, class of 1908) "The Margaret Rankin Barker - Isaac Ogden Rankin Collection of Oriental Art"
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Description:
A nobleman with two attendants looking at the reflection of the moon in the river; blossoming bush-clover lines the river banks; misty mountain in distance

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