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Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige I
Culture:Japanese (1797-1858)
Title:Kanda Myōjinja [Kanda Shrine], from the series Tōto meisho [Famous places in the Eastern Capital]
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mount: 11 9/16 in x 15 3/16 in; 29.4 cm x 38.6 cm; Sheet: 6 1/4 in x 8 11/16 in; 15.9 cm x 22.1 cm; Image: 5 7/8 in x 8 3/8 in; 14.9 cm x 21.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tōto meisho]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kanda Myojin Sha]; SIGNATURE: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hiroshige ga]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hama]
Accession Number:  MH 1949.54.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A horizontal scene with trees on a green mound to the left towering over a curving broad road in the middle, on which passengers proceeds; to the right is a row of shops and a torii stone gate in the foreground.

Tags:
Ukiyo-e; urban; trees; landscapes; views

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