- Museum number
- Object: Toto shokei ichiran 東都勝景一覧 (Fine Views of the Eastern Capital at a Glance)
Illustrated book. Vol. 1 of two volumes. Sights of Edo with accompanying 'kyoka' verses. Colour woodblock-printed.
- Production date
Height: 26 centimetres
Width: 17 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Hillier and Smith 1980
The first of three major works depicting the sights of Edo in colour prints, to which the accompanying 'kyoka' are quite subsidiary. The other two are H440 and H441.
Brown, Louise Norton, 'Block Printing and Book Illustration in Japan', London and New York, 1924, p. 181.
Hillier, J, 'The Art of Hokusai in Book Illustration', London, 1980, no. 88.
Toda, Kenji, 'Descriptive Catalogue of the Japanese and Chinese Illustrated Books in the Ryerson Library of the Art Institute of Chicago', Chicago, 1931, p. 236.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2007 Oct 10-2008 Feb 17, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2021 30 September - 2022 30 January, London, BM, 'Hokusai: The Great Picture Book of Everything' (two women standing on pier at riverside)
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: JH.438 (Hillier no.)