No. 36 - Akasaka, from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi)
「東海道 三十六 五十三次之内 赤坂」
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #23.36
Horizontal chûban; 16 x 22.1 cm (6 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Station no. 37 in the usual order. Since Shimada (no. 24) and Kanaya (no. 25) are combined in one design in this series, all numbers from 25 on are one less than the usual number for that station.
MFA impressions: 06.1438, 11.26180, 21.1906, 2009.5010.35
Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
February 1916, purchased 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