Colour woodblock oban print. Local people and travellers at bridge over small river: pedlar with load and furled umbrella, mendicant pilgrim with ringed staff and portable shrine, farmer with bird rattle, woman loaded with baby, hoe, spade and bundles and boxes in shallow wooden basin on head on bridge, fisherman with scoop-basket standing in shallows, two pilgrims approaching bridge; roadside stone statue of deity Fudo; bird-scarers strung between poles on strings; Mt Fuji in background. 1 of 2 impressions. Nishiki-e on paper. Inscribed, signed, sealed and marked.
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