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Title
Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido: 38, Fujikawa
Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido
Alternative Title
Suehiro gojusan tsugi: Fujikawa
Creator
Yoshitoshi, Tsukioka
Date Created and/or Issued
1865
Publication Information
Ebiya Rinnosuke
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Chikanobu and Yoshitoshi Woodblock Prints
Rights Information
The contents of this item, including all images and text, are for personal, educational, and non-commercial use only. The contents of this item may not be reproduced in any form without the express permission of Scripps College. Any form of image reproduction, transmission, display, or storage in any retrieval system is prohibited without the written consent of Scripps College and other copyright holders. Scripps College retains all rights, including copyright, in data, images, documentation, text and other information contained in these files. For permissions, please contact: Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Attn: Rights and Reproductions, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
Description
The Tōkaidō was one of a series of roads connecting Japan's historic capital of Edo with the rest of Japan. The most important of these, the Tōkaidō connected Edo with Kyoto and had 53 post stations along the road, which provided food, lodging and stables for travelers. This depiction for the Fujikawa station shows a samurai on a rearing horse. He is wearing green and yellow print hakama, a wide shouldered, sleeveless vest called a jinbaoria over his kimono, and and a tasseled jingasa (war hat) with his badge lacquered on the front. He is carrying his daishō, the long and short swords. A foggy, mountainous landscape is suggested by the gray wash background.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cyw/id/356
Language
Japanese
Subject
Men (male humans)
Swords
Mountains
Trees
Armor (protective wear)
Horseback riding
Ukiyo-e
Print
Time Period
Edo (Japan, 1615-1868)
Source
Wood-block Print; Ink on Paper; 13 1/8 in. x 8 15/16 in. (333.38 mm x 227.01 mm)
Relation
Chikanobu and Yoshitoshi Woodblock Prints - http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/cyw

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