53 Stations of the Tokaido 'Hoeido' #42 by Ando Hiroshige
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Artist: Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Woodblock Prints Title: 53 Stations of the Tokaido 'Hoeido' # 42 - Miya
1st Publication: 1833-1834
Size: 13" x 8-1/2"
Date of this edition: 1833-1834
Publisher: Hoeido - Senkakudo
Condition: Trimmed to the margins, else very fine. Great colors, very good overall condition.
Notes: The name Miya literally means "shrine", and is a shortened word denoting the Atsuta Shrine. It is one of the most important shrines in the country because it holds one of the three divine symbols of the Japanese imperial throne. Now Nagoya City has grown around the shrine to become the third largest metropolis in Japan.
Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.
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