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Edo Meisho: View of the Kameido Temple in Snow, Tokyo

Accession Number
1969/2.17

Title
Edo Meisho: View of the Kameido Temple in Snow, Tokyo

Artist(s)
Andô Hiroshige

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1853

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
8 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in (22.23 cm x 34.92 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Noyes L. Avery, Jr.

Subject matter
Landscape in the snow.

Physical Description
Night scene of bridges over the lake leading to the temple complex. The snow falls down from the sky and covers the bridges, roofs, and trees. There are several travelers walking with parasols.

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)
color woodcuts
snow (precipitation)
temples (buildings)
trees
water (inorganic material)
winter

2 Related Resources

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Monuments and Memorials
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)

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