No. 1 - Nihonbashi, from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Aritaya Tôkaidô
「東海道 一 五十三次之内 日本橋」
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 233, horizontal yotsugiri #31.01
Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.5 x 17.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From a set of 56 small designs, printed four to a sheet on 14 horizontal ôban sheets.
MFA impressions: 21.9165, 21.9166
Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
May 1916, acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection