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#23 Fujieda Jimbatsugitate (Fujieda: Changing men and Horses)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #23 Fujieda Jimbatsugitate (Fujieda: Changing men and Horses), 1833–1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), popularly known as Hōeidō Tōkaidō (Great Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 227 x 353 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 249 x 361 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 14 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7295
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Horses and porters in a diagonal line. The men smoke and stretch, getting ready for the next stage of the journey. Samurai, upper right, ready to leave after papers cleared at official checking station, top right.