Odawara: Sakawa River

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Utagawa Hiroshige ( Japanese, 1797 - 1858 )

DATE:
1834
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General Description

Odawara is an old castle town, formerly the stronghold of the Hōjō family and one of the best defended points along the Tōkaidō. The castle is seen at the base of the distant hills in this print.

Adapted from

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