A Case Study of Tokugawa Japan through Art: Views of a Society in Transformation - Images
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Tokugawa Japan Online Image List: Woodblock Prints by Ando Hiroshige

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Use the links below to find the nine woodblock prints by Ando Hiroshige. Record your analysis on Handout T1.

  1. Nihonbashi
  2. Shinagawa
  3. Goyu
  4. Okazaki
  5. Seki
  6. Clearing Weather After Snow at Nihon: Click on the image to enlarge
  7. Surugachō: Click on the image to enlarge
  8. The River Bank by Ryōgoku Bridge: Click on the image to enlarge
  9. Fireworks at Ryōgoku: Click on the image to enlarge

Images 1-5 are from the series The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tōkaidō (Tōkaidō Gojusan no Uchi), 1831-1834. Publisher: Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeido). Format: Oban yokoye. Total 55 Prints. Images 6-9 are from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Yedo Hiakkei), 1856 - 1858. Publisher: Uoya Eikichi. Format: Oban tateye. Number of Prints: 120 (inc. Title Page and a replacement print by Hiroshige II). All of these prints are located at here.


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