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Hachi daime (Act 8)
  • Utagawa Yoshitora
    active circa 1830s–1880s
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Hachi daime (Act 8), 1852, 8th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kanedehon Chūshingura
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 227 x 349 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 244 x 364 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7666
Label Text

The bridal journey of Tonase, center left, and Konami, center, from Edo to Yamashina. Several women walk behind. Daimyō's procession from center right and in diagonal across print from top right corner to bottom left corner. Mt. Fuji at center top. Yuranosuke border.