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#51 深川万年橋 Fukagawa mannenbashi (Mannen Bridge in Fukagawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #51 深川万年橋 Fukagawa mannenbashi (Mannen Bridge in Fukagawa), 1857, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 名所江戸百景 Meisho Edo Hyekkei (One-hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7278
Label Text

There is a brown turtle hanging from a beam in the foreground. In the middleground is a water scene with boats (two of which have white sails) and a fisherman in the lower right corner. There are mountains in the background.