This gallery will feature block prints, and silk paintings of Mt. Fuji During the Edo Period in Japan. This period, between 1603 and 1868, was also known as the Tokugawa period. Edo fell on May 3, 1868. In 1700, Ukiyo-e and Kabuki became extremely popular and spread through Japan, then in 1707, Mt. Fuji Erupted suddenly. During the Edo period, art in Japan evolved to many styles and form, but the common theme in these pieces, you can often see that white capped, symmetrical mountain. Fuji can be seen from most densely populated Japanese cities on a clear day.