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Odawara, Sakawagawa (No. 10 - Odawara: The Sakawa River), third (?) state
  • Japan
    Utagawa Hiroshige, artist
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
    Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Odawara, Sakawagawa (No. 10 - Odawara: The Sakawa River), third (?) state, date unknown
  • Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi no uchi (Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road, also known as the First Tōkaidō or Great Tōkaidō)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7372
Description

This woodcut shows groups of people on either side of a river. They appear to be workers and travelers ferrying across the river on animals and a house boat. In the background is a field and mountains.