Ejiri: Distant view of Miho

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Utagawa Hiroshige ( Japanese, 1797 - 1858 )

DATE:
1834
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General Description

Miho is a famous pine grove on a black sand beach that reaches out into Suruga Bay and offers a magnificent view of Mt. Fuji. Miho and the town of Ejiri are now part of the port city Shimizu, which developed as a base for deep-sea fishing in the Meiji era (1868-1912).

Adapted from

Anna McFarland, Ichiryusai Hiroshige: The Fifty-Three Stages of the Tokaido, Label text, 1986.