Telegraph Station at Nihonbashi (Nihonbashi denshinkyoku), from the series The Large Districts of Tokyo (Tôkyô kaku daiku no uchi)

「東京格大区之内 日本橋電信局」

Japanese
Meiji era
1873 (Meiji 6)
Artist Utagawa Kuniteru II (Kunitsuna II) (Japanese, 1830–1874), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 23.5 cm (14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.314

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyôsai Kuniteru ga

一曜斎国輝画

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection