Kawasaki: Ferry on the Rokugo River

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Utagawa Hiroshige ( Japanese, 1797 - 1858 )

DATE:
1834
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General Description

Kawasaki, now a major industrial city between Tōkyō and Yokohama, was a mere village in the Edo period (1603-1868), reached by ferry or raft across the Rokugo River.

Adapted from

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