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Sarugababa, Futagawa, from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Gyosho edition)

Hiroshigeca.1840

Nakagawa-machi bato hiroshige art of museum

Nakagawa-machi bato hiroshige art of museum

“Sarugababa” is located on the border between Omi and Mikawa Provinces. The tea shop in the picture was famous for selling kashiwa-mochi (sticky rice cakes wrapped in oak leaves), and we can see a traveler snacking on one.

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  • Title: Sarugababa, Futagawa, from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Gyosho edition)
  • Creator: Utagawa Hiroshige
  • Date: ca.1840
  • Physical Dimensions: w34.4 x h22.7 cm
  • Type: multi-color woodblock print

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