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FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION: Tôto Meisho Series: White Rain on Nihon Bridge (Nihonbashi no shirazame)

Accession Number
1948/1.140

Title
FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION: Tôto Meisho Series: White Rain on Nihon Bridge (Nihonbashi no shirazame)

Artist(s)
Andô Hiroshige

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1920 - circa 1940

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
8 5/8 in x 13 3/8 in (21.91 cm x 33.97 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);10 3/8 in x 16 1/16 in (26.35 cm x 40.8 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Rainy landscape.

Physical Description
Vertical lines stream downward across the print indicate torrents of rain. Several travelers with umbrallas and straw hats are walking across the bridge over the river. A village alongside the river and mountains are shown in the background.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
bridges (built works)
houses
parasols (costume accessories)
rain
travelers (people by activity)
villages
woodcuts (prints)

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