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Kanda matsuri (Festival Procession in Kanda)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige II
    1826–1869
    active: Japan
  • Kanda matsuri (Festival Procession in Kanda), 1858, 11th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo meisho (Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 209 x 336 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 13 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 243 x 368 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 9/16 x 14 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7565
Description

Festival procession, partly obscured by clouds going down Kanda street. Large floats on wheels pulled by men in hats, one carrying large banner. Landscape in background.