Kuwana: Shinchiri Crossing
Utagawa Hiroshige ( Japanese, 1797 - 1858 )
Kuwana was a prosperous port and an important castle town. Kuwana Castle, home of an important daimy__ō (feudal lord) family, marked the entrance to the port.
Anna McFarland, Ichiryusai Hiroshige: The Fifty-Three Stages of the Tokaido, Label text, 1986.