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Yokkaichi

Yokkaichi Print shows two women travelers smoking pipes, sitting in baskets on a horse, with a male attendant, at a shrine. ... show more

Yokkaichi
1 print : woodcut, color ; 11.4 x 16.4 cm.
Print shows two women travelers smoking pipes, sitting in baskets on a horse, with a male attendant, at a shrine.
  • 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
  • Women--Spiritual life--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Horseback riding--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Smoking--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Shrines--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.