Yoshiwara: Mount Fuji on the Left
Utagawa Hiroshige ( Japanese, 1797 - 1858 )
Travelers from Edo (now Tōkyō) to Kyōto moved in a general southwesterly or westerly direction, with Mt. Fuji on their right; however, this zigzagging section of road near Yoshiwara was famous as the only point where Mt. Fuji appeared on the traveler's left.
Anna McFarland, Ichiryusai Hiroshige: The Fifty-Three Stages of the Tokaido, Label text, 1986.