"Edo ziman sanjurokukyo Ryogoku ohanabi" National Diet Library Digital Collections

Hiroshige II, Utagawa Kunisada III, Kunisada

NHK Educational

NHK Educational
Tokyo, Japan

The fireworks enjoyed by the people of the Edo period were colored a subdued orange.
They were known as wabi (literally, “harmonious fire”) and were made using charcoal.


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