Re: Any info on this print?


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on June 11, 2021 at 07:24:15:

In Reply to: Any info on this print? posted by Tina on June 11, 2021 at 06:13:37:

It's a view of the coastal railroad at Yokohama, designed by Utagawa Yoshitora 歌川芳虎, and entitled "Yokohama kaigan tetsudō no zu" 横浜海岸鉄道之図. There's an impression of this at the Tokyo Gas Museum:

https://www.gasmuseum.jp/gallery/201604kaika/

I can't quite make out the date/censor seals, but this would certainly be early 1870s.

More prints on this topic:

https://www.library.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/portals/0/edo/tokyo_library/english/bunmeikaika/page2-1.html

-A


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