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Miyatogawa Azumebashi (The Miyato River with Azuma Bridge)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Miyatogawa Azumebashi (The Miyato River with Azuma Bridge), circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gahon Edo miyage shohon (Picture Book of Edo Souvenirs)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 160 x 106 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/4 x 4 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 161 x 108 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 5/16 x 4 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7698

The Azuma bridge with travellers in lower part of print. Wide river scene with large sailboat. City in back. Inscription at upper left.