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Sakanoshite station (A) Tsuchiyama station (B)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Sakanoshite station (A) Tsuchiyama station (B), circa 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
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 128 x 184 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 1/16 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7781.a,b
Description

A- Travellers take break by side of road. One attempts to light pipe, other points out Ebisu Iwe (Ebisu crags) in the ocean.
B- Five combs, the product of Tsuchiyama, done in various techniques, including lacquer and different materials.