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No. 1 Nihonbashi 日本橋 / Kisokaido rokujoku tsugi no uchi 木曾街道六十九次之内 (Sixty-Nine Post Stations of the Kisokaido)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3037.14701

  • Title (object)

    • No. 1 Nihonbashi 日本橋

    Title (series)

    • Kisokaido rokujoku tsugi no uchi 木曾街道六十九次之内 (Sixty-Nine Post Stations of the Kisokaido)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Nihonbashi Station. Ashikaga Yorikane (left) watches his bodyguard, the wrestler Narukami Katsunosuke (right) protect him from his attacker, Ukiyo Tohei on the Nihonbashi bridge (Inset: a daimyo procession leaving the city at dawn).

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1852 (5th month)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 36 centimetres
    • Width: 24.8 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

        artist's (in gourd-shaped Yoshi cartouche)
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Tsujiokaya Bunsuke
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Hama
      • Inscription Comment

        censor's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Magome
      • Inscription Comment

        censor's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        5th month 1852
      • Inscription Comment

        date
  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson, 1982, S74 no. 2; Thompson 2009, no. 1

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Acquisition notes

    Credit line: Gift of Prof. Arthur R. Miller, on loan from the American Friends of the British Museum.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3037.14701

  • Additional IDs

    • 14701 (Miller Collection number)

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