Odawara  family photo
Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.


1 print : woodcut, color ; 11.4 x 16.6 cm.
Print shows two travelers, a woman standing next to a large trunk, possibly pondering an offer made by the other traveler or porter who is sitting next to the trunk, holding a small box in raised left hand; large building, possibly a castle or temple, is in the background on the left.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006.
  • From the series: Tōkaidō Road.
  • Format: horizontal Yatsugiri-ban Nishikie.
  • Later impression of Tōkaidō series with Kyoka poetry.
  • Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Travelers--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Women--Clothing & dress--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Porters--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Luggage--1800-1810.
  • Lifting & carrying--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Tōkaidō (Japan)
  • Ukiyo-e--Japanese--1800-1810.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1800-1810.
Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849, artist
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