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Minakuchi station (A) Ishibe station (B)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Minakuchi station (A) Ishibe 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
  • 1928.7782.a,b

A- Women preparing gift container of sakuragawa rice wine behind are three tubs of same wine- sake merchants. Boy playing at left center to right. More leading to back rooms. Left, place for travellers and courtesans to sit.
B- Advertisement for Wachisan, a medicine made in umenokimura near Ishibe. Large flowering une tree.