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#27  Kakegawa: Akibadō yonjū-hasse goe (Kakegawa: Crossing of the 48 Shallows on Akiba Road)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #27 Kakegawa: Akibadō yonjū-hasse goe (Kakegawa: Crossing of the 48 Shallows on Akiba Road), 1855, 7th month, 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: 344 x 224 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368 x 236 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/2 x 8 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift from the Dean and Mary Beth Kipp Hiroshige Wood Block Print Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0014
Description

Figures crossing river in foreground, village, mountain in distance