ANDO HIROSHIGE
FAMOUS PLACES IN EDO


All credit goes to J Noel Chiappa for cataloguing these prints.

Among Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho no uchi (Mid-1830's)
A New Selection of Famous Places in Edo    Shinsen Edo meisho (Mid-1830's)
Eight Views of the Environs of Edo Edo kinkō hakkei (Mid-1830's)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (Late 1830's or Early 1840's)   
Among Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho no uchi (Late 1830's or Early 1840's)
Three Views of Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho mitsu no nagame    (Late 1830's or Early 1840's)
Famous Places in Edo: All the Bridges Edo meisho hashi zu[kushi] (Early 1840's)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (Early-mid-1840's)
Among Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho no uchi (Mid-1840's)
Among Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho no uchi (Mid-1840's, 1853/9)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (ca.1850)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (ca.1850's)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (1853)
Among Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho no uchi (1853/9)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (1854/4-11)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (1854/7I)
Among Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho no uchi (1854/8)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (1856/2)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (Late 1850's)
Famous Places in Edo Edo meisho (1858/3)


Among Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho no uchi

Date: Mid 1830's
Publisher: Kansendō (Sen'ichi)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: Memorial Catalogue, J Noel Chiappa

There are apparently two fairly different editions of this series; in the later edition, the upper cloud band has been removed, and the lower cloud band has also been altered.

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Cherry-trees in the rain on the Sumida Embankment (Sumida tsutsumi uchū no sakura)

Image 2
Eitai Bridge and fishing boats off Tsukuda Island (Eitai-bashi Tsukuda oki isaribune)

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Cherry-blossoms in full flower at Goten Hill (Goten-yama no hana-zakari)

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Tōeizan Temple at Ueno (Ueno Tōeizan)

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Fireworks at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku hanab)


A New Selection of Famous Places in Edo
Shinsen Edo meisho

Date: Mid-1830's
Publisher: Kinshindō (Moriji)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: Memorial Catalogue, J Noel Chiappa

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View of cherry-blossoms in full flower at Tōeizan Temple in Ueno (Ueno Tōeizan hana-zakari no zu)

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View of Kinryūzan Kannon Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryūzan Kannon no zu)

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View of Zōjō Temple in Shiba (Shiba Zōjō-ji no zu)

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Image of cherry-blossom viewing at Asuka Hill (Asuka-yama hanami no zu)

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View of Moon viewing at the twenty-sixth night at Takanawa (Takanawa nijūroku-ya no zu)

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View of a shower on the embankment of the Sumida River (Sumida-gawa zutsumi hakuu no zu)

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View of Spring at Shindote by Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu ike Shindote haru no kei)

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View of wisteria in full bloom in the precincts of the Kameido Tenman Shrine (Kameido Tenman-gū keidai fuji hana-zaka[ri] no zu)

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Spring Scene at Naka-no-chō in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Naka-no-chō haru no kei)

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Nihon-bashi yukibare no zu (Clear weather after snow at Nihon Bridge)

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View of fireworks in the cool of the evening at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku nōryō hanabi no zu)

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Goten-yama manka no zu (Image of cherry-blossoms in full bloom at Goten Hill)

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View of the outlook from the top of Atago Hill in Shiba (Shiba Atago sanjō chōbō no zu)


Eight Views of the Environs of Edo
Edo kinkō hakkei

Date: Mid-1830's
Publisher: Privately for the Taihaido poetry club by Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudō)
Format: Oban yokoye
Number of Prints: 8/8
References: Memorial Catalogue, Strange, Stewart (Chapter 7, Chapter 17), van Vleck (p.112-113), Albuquerque (358-365), J Noel Chiappa

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Autumn Moon on the Tama River (Tama-gawa no shūgetsu)

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Night rain at Azuma Grove (Azuma no mori no yau)

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Evening snow on Asuka Hill (Asuka-yama no bosetsu)

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Returning sails at Gyōtoku (Gyōtoku no kihan)

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Descending geese at Haneda (Haneda no rakutan)

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Evening bell at Ikegami (Ikegami no banshō)

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Evening glow at Koganei (Koganei no sekishō)

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Haze on a clear day at Shiba Bay (Shiba-ura no seiran)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: Late 1830's or Early 1840's
Publisher: Unknown
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

The second print is a re-publication of a print from an earlier series, with an altered title cartouche, and minor changes in the image (e.g. re-cut fireworks). Other prints from that series were re-published in yet another re-printing, with an altered series title.

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Cherry-blossoms in full flower on the Sumida River (Sumida-gawa hana-zakari)

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Fireworks at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryūgoku hanabi)


Among Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho no uchi

Date: Late 1830's or Early 1840's
Publisher: Unknown
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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View of a spring morning in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara haru akebono no zu)


Three Views of Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho mitsu no nagame

Date: Late 1830's or Early 1840's
Publisher: Enjudō (Marujin)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Clear weather after snow at Nihon Bridge (Nihon-bashi yukibare)

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Cherry-blossom viewing at Goten Hill (Goten-yama hanami)

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Summer moon at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku natsu no tsuki)

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Moon at Takanawa (Takanawa no tsuki)

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Zōjō Temple in Shiba in the snow (Shiba Zōjō-ji setchū)

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Cherry-blossoms in full flower at Ueno (Ueno hana-zakari)


Famous Places in Edo: All the Bridges
Edo meisho hashi zu[kushi]

Date: Early 1840's
Publisher: Kansendō (Sen'ichi)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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(Nihon-bashi)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: Early-mid-1840's
Publisher: Yūeidō (Arisei)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Tōeizan Temple at Ueno (Ueno Tōeizan)

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Moon-viewing at Takanawa on the twenty-sixth night (Takanawa Nijūro-kuya)

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View of Zōjō Temple in Shiba (Shiba Zōjō-ji no zu)

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Atago Hill in Shiba (Shiba Atago-yama)

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Suiten Shrine at Akabane (Akabane Suiten-gū)

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Public viewing of the garden at the Hachiman Shrine in Fukagawa (Fukagawa Hachiman yama-biraki)

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Kinryūzan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryūzan)

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Kameido Tenman Shrine (Kameido Tenman-gū)

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Moon on the Sumida River (Sumida-gawa no tsuki)

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Plum garden at Kameido (Kameido umeyashiki)

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Benkei Moat outside Sakurada (Soto Sakurada Benkei-bori)

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Fudō Temple in Meguro (Meguro Fudō)

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Kanda Myōjin Shrine (Kanda Myōjin yashiro)

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View of Kasumigaseki (Kasumigaseki no kei)

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Great fireworks display at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku ōhanabi)

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Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu no ike)

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Cherry-blossoms in full flower at Goten Hill (Goten-yama hana-zakari)

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View of the Niwaka Festival in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Niwaka no zu)

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View of clear weather after snow at the Tenman Shrine at Yushima (Yushima Tenman-gū yukibare no zu)


Among Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho no uchi

Date: Mid-1840's
Publisher: Enjudō (Marujin)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Image of the outlook from Atago Hill in Shiba (Shiba Atago-yama yori miharashi no zu)

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Matsuchi Hill (Matsuchi-yama)

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Image of cherry-blossom viewing at Asuka Hill (Asuka-yama hanami no zu)


Among Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho no uchi

Date: Mid-1840's, 1853/9
Publisher: Isechū (firm name unknown) / Enjudō (Marujin)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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View of Kasumigaseki (Kasumigaseki no zu)

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View of the precincts of the Shimmei Shrine at Shiba (Shiba Shinmei shanai no z)

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View of Benten Hill at Kinryūza Temple in Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryūzan Benten-yama no zu)

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Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba (Shiba Akabane Suiten-gū)

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Cherry-blossoms in the rain by the Sumida River (Sumida-gawa uchū no hana)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: ca.1850
Publisher: Shōrindō (Fujikei)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Cherry-blossom procession at Naka-no-chō in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chō sakura dōchū)

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View of prosperity in the Sarukawa District (Saruwaka-machi hanjō no zu)

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View of Higashi Hongan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Higashi Hongan-ji no zu)

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Clear morning after snow at Nihon Bridge (Nihon-bashi yukibare no asa)

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Eitai Bridge and Tsukuda Island (Eitai-bashi Tsukuda-jima)

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The Spiral Hall at the Temple of the Five Hundred Arhats (Gohyaku rakan Sazai-dō)

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Atago Hill in Shiba (Shiba Atago-yama)

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Looking toward Ikenohata from the hill of the Yushima Tenjin Shrine (Yushima Tenjin sakaue yori Ikenohata o miru zu)

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Visiting the Founder's Hall at Myōhō Temple in Hori-no-uchi (Hori-no-uchi Myōhō-ji Sōshi mōde)

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Gathering shellfish in the sea at the Benten Shrine in Susaki (Susaki Benten no hokora kaijō shiohigari)

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Kinryūzan Temple at Asakusa in snow (Asakusa Kinryūzan setchū)

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Fireworks at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku hanabi)

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Image of the Daimaru dry-goods store in the Ōdenma District (Ōdenma-chō Daimaru gofukudana no zu)

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Kanda Myōjin Shrine (Kanda Myōjin)

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Hachiman Shrine at Fukagawa (Fukagawa Hachiman no yashiro)

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Inari Shrine at Ōji (Ōji Inari yashiro)

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Plum Garden at Kameido (Kameido umeyashiki)

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Image of cherry-blossom viewing at Asuka Hill (Asuka-yama hanami no zu)

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View of the front of Zōjō Temple in Shiba (Shiba Zōjō-ji mae no kei)

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Image of cherry blossoms in full bloom at Goten Hill (Goten-yama manka no zu)

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Cherry-blossom time at Naka-no-chō in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chō sakura toki)

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Looking toward Ikenohata from the hill-top at the Yushima Tenjin Shrine (Yushima Tenjin saka-ue yori Ikenohata o miru zu)

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Kasumigaseki (Kasumigaseki)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: ca.1850's
Publisher: Kinkyōdō (Yamashō)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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View of crowds going to kaomise Kabuki plays in the Saruwaka District (Saruwaka-machi shibai kaomise hanei no zu)

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Cherry-blossom Festival at Naka-no-chō in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chō sakura no monbi)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: 1853
Publisher: Kinkyōdō (Yamashō)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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View of Springtime on the Sumida River (Sumida-gawa haru no kei)

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Enjoying the evening cool at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku-bashi yūsuzumi)

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Image of cherry-blossom viewing at Asuka Hill (Asuka-yama hanami no zu)

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Nihon Bridge and Edo Bridge (Nihon-bashi Edo-bashi)

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New Year Sun-rise at Susaki (Susaki hatsu hinode)

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View of Autumn at Takanawa (Takanawa aki no kei)

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Sumiyoshi Shrine at Tsukuda Island (Tsukuda-jima Sumiyoshi no sha)

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Waterfall River at Ōji (Ōji Takino-gawa)

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Ochanomizu (Ochanomizu)

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Cherry-blossoms in full flower at Goten Hill (Goten-yama hana-zakari)

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View of the precincts of Kinryūzan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryūzan keidai no zu)

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The messenger of Bishamon on the third day of the New Year Festival, an old custom at Atago Hill (Atago-yama kitsurei shōgatsu mikka Bishamon no tsukai)

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Viewing Autumn foliage at Kaian Temple in Shinagawa (Shinagawa Kaian-ji momiji-mi)

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View of Kasumigaseki (Kasumigaseki chōbō)

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Precincts of the Tenman Shrine at Kameido (Kameido Tenman-gū keidai)

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Benten Shrine at Shinobazu in Ueno (Ueno Shinobazu ike Benten no yashiro)

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Waterfall River in Ōji (Ōji Takino-gawa)

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Precincts of the Toeizan Temple at Ueno (Ueno Tōeizan keidai)

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Saruwaka District and Kinryūzan Temple seen from Matsuchi Hill (Matsuchi-yama Saruwaka-machi Kinryūzan)

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Plum Garden at Kameido (Kameido umeyashiki)

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The Willow Tree of Farewells to Guests at the Nihon Embankment in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Nihon-zutsumi mikaeri no yanagi)


Among Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho no uchi

Date: 1853/9
Publisher: Isechū (firm name unknown) / Enjudō (Marujin)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Scenery of the Hollyhock Slope at Kompira Shrine (Kompira-gū Aoi-zaka no fūkei)

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The ocean at Shinagawa Station (Shinagawa no eki kai)

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The Pond of the Twelve Shrines at the Kumano Shrine at Tsunohazu in Yotsuya (Yotsuya Tsunohazu Jūni-sō ike Kumano yashiro)

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The Gate of the Thunder God at the Kannon Temple in Asakusa (Asakusa Kanzeon Raijin-mon)

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Scene of maple leaves at the Waterfall River in Ōji (Ōji Takino-gawa kōyō no fūkei)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: 1854/4-11
Publisher: Kinkyōdō (Yamashō)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Higashi Hongan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Higashi Gomon-zeki)

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View of the Hongō District (Hongō no kei)

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Hachiman Shrine (Fukagawa Hachiman-gū)

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Outer Sakurada (Soto Sakurada)

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Ōhashi, Nakazu and Mitsuma (Ōhashi Nakazu Mitsuma)

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The Myōin Shrine at Kanda (Kanda Myōin)

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Zōjō Temple at Shiba (Shiba Zōjō-ji)

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Sacred Fudo in Meguro (Meguro Fudō-son)

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Tenman Shrine at Yushima (Tenman-gū)

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Nishi Hongan Temple at Tsukiji (Tsukiji Nishi Gomon-zeki)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: 1854/7I
Publisher: Yūeidō (Arisei) and Sansendō (Yamajin)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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View of the Moon at Takanawa (Takanawa tsuki no kei)

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Cherry-blossoms in full flower at Goten Hill (Goten-yama hana-zakari)

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The Mimeguri Embankment on the Sumida River (Sumida-gawa Mimeguri tsutsumi)

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Tōeizan Temple in Ueno (Ueno Tōeizan)

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The Reservoir and the Sannō Shrine (Tameike Sannō no yashiro)

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Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu no ike)

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Kameido Tenman Shrine (Kameido Tenman-gū)

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Kanda Myojin Shrine (Kanda Myojin)

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Suiten Shrine at Akabane (Akabane Suiten-gū)

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Kasumigaseki (Kasumigaseki)

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Benkei Moat at the Outer Sakurada (Soto Sakurada Benkei-bori)

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Zōjō Temple in Shiba (Shiba Zōjō-ji)

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Atago Hill in Shiba (Shiba Atago-yama)

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Kinryūzan Temple in Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryūzan)

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Tenman Shrine at Yushima (Yushima Tenman-gū)

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Naka-no-chō in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chō)

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Fireworks at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku-bashi hanabi)

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Cherry-blossoms at Asuka Hill (Asuka-yama no hana)

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Plum Garden at Kameido (Kameido umeyashiki)


Among Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho no uchi

Date: 1854/8
Publisher: Enjudō (Marujin)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Enjoying the evening cool under the Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku-bashi shita yūsuzumi)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: 1856/2
Publisher: Kinkyōdō (Yamashō)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Cherry-blossom time at Naka-no-chō in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Naka-no-chō sakura toki)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: Late 1850's
Publisher: Kinshindō (Moriji)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Evening cool at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku nōryō)

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Kanda Myōjin Shrine (Kanda Myōjin)

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View of fireworks at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku hanabi no zu)

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Kinryūzan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryūzan)

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Cherry-blossoms in full flower at Ueno (Ueno hana-zakari)


Famous Places in Edo
Edo meisho

Date: 1858/3
Publisher: Kinkyōdō (Yamashō)
Format: Oban yokoye
References: J Noel Chiappa

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Restaurant with a view of the Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku-bashi chōbō ryōriya)

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The three Kabuki theatres in the Saruwaka District (Saruwaka-machi San-za)

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The public flower garden in the inner precincts at Asakusa Temple (Asakusa okuyama hana-yashiki)

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The Central Hall and Double Hall at Ueno (Ueno Chū-dō Futatsu-dō)

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Dry-goods stores on Koji District Street (Koji-machi-dori gofuku-te)

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Dry-goods stores in the Ōdenma District (ōdenma-chō gofuku-ten)

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Outside Torano Gate: Konpira Shrine and Hollyhock Slope (Torano-mon soto Konpi[ra]-sha Aoi-zaka)

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Suruga District (Suruga-chō)

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Suiten Shrine at Akabane (Akabane Suiten-gū)

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Outside Hibiya, seen from Sukiya-gashi (Sukiya-gashi yori Hibi[ya] soto o mir)

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Village on the Tama River (Tama-gawa no sato)

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Shinmei Shrine in Shiba (Shiba Shinmei-gū)