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Kita Amerika Shū (North American City)
  • Utagawa Yoshitora
    active 1830–1870
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Kita Amerika Shū (North American City), 1866, 2nd month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 354 x 245 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 361 x 245 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/16 x 9 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7827

Two women in front of a large church, smaller male figures at center right. Western ship in harbor at center left, in distance. Women are in hoop skirts and wearing bonnets.