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Motomachi Junction, Totsuka, from the series the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido edition)

Hiroshigeca.1833

Nakagawa-machi bato hiroshige art of museum

Nakagawa-machi bato hiroshige art of museum
Nasu-gun, Japan

Female employees greet guests in front of the inn posting the sign “Komeya.” We can see a man jumping off the back of a horse, and a woman untying the strings of her sedge hat. At the entrance to the inn signs hang down on which are writtten things like “Oyama Religious Association,” so we know that this was the designated inn for people came to join the association.

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  • Title: Motomachi Junction, Totsuka, from the series the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido edition)
  • Creator: Utagawa Hiroshige
  • Date: ca.1833
  • Physical Dimensions: w36.2 x h24.5 cm
  • Type: multi-color woodblock print

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