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Jūichijitsu Asakasa Tori no Machi (Festival for the Day of the Cock in 11th Month at Asakusa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Jūichijitsu Asakasa Tori no Machi (Festival for the Day of the Cock in 11th Month at Asakusa), 1854, 4th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōto Meisho Nenjū gyōji (Annual Events at Famous Places in the Eastern Capital)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 336 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 355 x 235 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 9 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7683
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Two women back from festivities carrying omiyoga souvenier. Three figures sit at stall selling souveniers at left. In distance, hordes of people lining up to see the festival.