Kusatsu: Famous Post House (Kusatsu, Meibutsu tateba), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô
「東海道五十三次之内 草津 名物立場」
Toraya, Atsumeru tanoshimi (Yoshida coll., 2012), p. 96; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.53
Horizontal ôban; 24 x 36.5 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 53 in the series.
MFA impressions: 06.883, 11.1962, 11.17272, *11.17273 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.23107, 11.38861, 11.38862, *11.38863 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.38864 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.5083, 2009.2411.53
Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection