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Firework Show at Ryogoku (中)

Size: 22.5cm by 32.0cm (8.86 in by 12.60 in) | Enlargement | Shipping Code: [L] ?

Designer: Ando Hiroshige

Era: Post-war | Currency: $ / £ /

Price: ¥ 9,000$ 82.00£ 60.25€ 70.25 [Item has been sold]

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Description: There were several editions of 東都名所, Famous Places in Eastern Tokyo, but this series including this print is a set of 10 printings. This particular print is the most popular design among the series.

Fireworks started in Edo in the mid-1650s and became the most popular summer spectacle, set off mainly from Ryogoku Bridge. This print is well depicted showing the people's excitement with a variety of elements - packed people on the bridge looking up the firework, boats on the river, a stall on the riverbank, etc.


This particular edition was produced by Takamizawa company.

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