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Nihonbashi (The Nihon Bridge)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Nihonbashi (The Nihon Bridge), 1804, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido), popularly known as Koban Tōkaidō
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 116 x 345 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 9/16 x 13 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 128 x 376 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 1/16 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7771
Description
Literature

Nihonbashi with travellers, including Daimyō's procession from right. Courtesans, merchants, and others. In distance another smaller bridge, castle, and jugi.