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Shinyoshiwara (New Yoshiwara)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige II
    active: Japan
  • Shinyoshiwara (New Yoshiwara), 1858, 2nd month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo meisho (Famous Views of Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 211 x 337 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 13 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 252 x 362 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 14 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0998

Rooftop of the greenhouses at Yoshiwara at sakura blossom time. Revellers an be seen together with section of street at bottom left. Clouds form at center. In uopper part, palanquins can be seen coming to Yoshiwara across the rice fields.