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#53 Kusatsu Meibutsu Tachiba (Kusatsu, Shop Selling Ubamochi)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #53 Kusatsu Meibutsu Tachiba (Kusatsu, Shop Selling Ubamochi), 1833–1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), popularly known as Hōeidō Tōkaidō (Great Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 222 x 348 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 241 x 355 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 14 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 1931.0016

Shop selling ubamochi (a kind of rice cake) in Kusatsu. Porters carry baggage and a traveller (holding on to towel). Inside shop travellers eat, drink, and smoke. Woman prepares cakes.