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#47 Kameyama (Porters at Kameyama)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #47 Kameyama (Porters at Kameyama), early 1840s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gojūsan tsugi meisho zukai (Collected Pictures of the Famous 53 Stations), popularly known as Gyōsho Tōkaidō
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 194 x 315 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/8 x 12 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 215 x 328 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/16 x 12 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7337

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Road runs from upper right to bottom left corner. Seven figures on road, carrying large containers. Trees line both sides of road. Hills and trees in background, right side. Colors include brown, green, yellow, gray, blue, orange, and red.