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Kameido Tenmanjū Kedai no Yuki (Snow in Precincts of Temman Shrine, Kameido)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Kameido Tenmanjū Kedai no Yuki (Snow in Precincts of Temman Shrine, Kameido), 1832–1834, Edo period (1600–1858)
  • Tōto Meisho (Famous Places in the Eastern Capital)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 225 x 348 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 258 x 375 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/8 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7360
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Urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small shapes cut out from each corner. Small areas of land connected by two highly arched bridges and one low bridge lead from bottom left corner to center right, where they meet a gate structure. Trees and lanterns along bridge area as well as two figures. Walls extend to center from gate. Enclosure above water at left just above center. Trees in background, roof visible near top center. Snow falls in sky and covers surfaces. Colors inlcude red, blue, gray, brown, and black.