Asakusa kinryūzan (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1856

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Andō, Hiroshige,, 1797-1858,, artist.

Asakusa kinryūzan

1856.

1 print : woodcut, color.

Title Translation: Kinryūzan Temple, Asakusa.

Notes:
Print shows a large paper lantern hanging in a gateway leading to a snow-covered walkway to the Kinryūzan Temple in Asakusa.
Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.
From the series: Meisho edo hyakkei : 100 famous views of Edo.
Format: vertical Oban Nishikie.
Adachi modern reprint (Showa).
Restricted access; material extremely fragile; please use online digital image.
Purchase; H. Irving Olds; 1938.
Forms part of: the H. Irving Olds collection.
Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Subjects:
Snow--Japan--1850-1860.
Temples--Japan--1850-1860.
Paper lanterns--Japan--1850-1860.

Format: Ukiyo-e--Japanese--Color--1850-1860.
Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1850-1860--Reproductions--1890-1940.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/jpd.02031

Call Number: FP 2 - JPD, no. 1695

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