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Shimada

Shimada Print shows porters carrying a large sedan chair, pilgrims, and packages across a wide stream. ... show more

Shimada
1 print : woodcut, color ; 11.8 x 16.6 cm.
Print shows porters carrying a large sedan chair, pilgrims, and packages across a wide stream.
  • 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
  • Porters--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Travelers--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Pilgrims--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Sedan chairs--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Fords (Stream crossings)--Japan--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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Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.