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Saruwakachō (Theaters at Saruwakachō)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige II
    1826–1869
    active: Japan
  • Saruwakachō (Theaters at Saruwakachō), 1858, 11th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo Meisho (Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 211 x 337 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 13 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 231 x 363 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 14 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7564
Description

Busy street scene with crowds of people passing by theatres with large colorful banners. Three levels of clouds. Far away pagoda and Mt. Fuji.