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#38 Fujikawa Yamanaka no sato Kyūmei miyejiyama (Fujikawa, Yamanaka Village Previously Called Miyajiyama)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #38 Fujikawa Yamanaka no sato Kyūmei miyejiyama (Fujikawa, Yamanaka Village Previously Called Miyajiyama), 1855–1857, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gojūsan tsugi meisho zukai (Collected Pictures of the Famous 53 Stations), popularly known as Tate-e Tōkaidō (Vertical Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 338 x 222 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 354 x 226 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.100
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Travellers in falling snow crosing hill into the city of Yamanaka. A snow covered tree stands just left of the center. There are two rows of snow-covered houses in the central area. There is a clear blue river at center left. There are white hills in the background and a gray sky with falling snow.