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Woodblock Print, Fukuroi: Famous Totomi Kites (Fukuroi, meibutsu Ensu tako) from the series 53 Stations of Tokaido, 1855

This is a Woodblock Print. It was created by Ando Hiroshige. It is dated 1855 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi) . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson.

It is signed

廣重筆

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Woodblock Print, Fukuroi: Famous Totomi Kites (Fukuroi, meibutsu Ensu tako) from the series 53 Stations of Tokaido, 1855; Ando Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797 - 1858); Japan; woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi) ; Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson; 1941-31-224

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