CATALOGUE - MEISHO YEDO HIAKKEI

Meisho Yedo Hiakkei. "The Hundred Views of Yedo, Famous Places." 119 sheets in album with MS. preface (five pages, dated for 18 July, 1860), 14 1/8 by 9¾ (including margins). 1856-1859. Publisher, Uwoya Yeikichi, Shitaya, Yedo (Uwoyei). Oban Tateye.

The complete series (except title-page) by Hiroshige I, as issued in 1858 (or early in 1859), together with the new print (No. 19) by Hiroshige II substituted for No. 18 (original No. 48) in a later edition. The oval dateseals in the top or left margin of each print indicate that the blocks were cut between March, 1856, and November, 1858 - that for the substitute print in July, 1859. In the list of contents included in the title-page, the prints are arranged according to the seasons : thus, Spring, original Nos. 1-42, Summer 43-72, Autumn 73-95, Winter 96-118. [In the descriptions following, the original series numbers are given in square brackets.]
N.B. - The year quoted as "Dragon" began on February 6, 1856 ; "Snake," January 26, 1857 ; "Horse," February 14, 1858 ; "Sheep," February 3, 1859

1. [3] Yamashita Street, Hibiya, Soto-Sakurada. Dated Snake year, 12th month.
2. [21] Shiba, Atago Hill. (The Messenger to the Bishamon Temple.) Doubly dated : Snake, 8th month, and Ansei IV (1857).
3. [1] The Nihon-bashi and Yedo-bashi (bridges). Snake, 12.
4. [62] Yatsumi-no Hashi (bridge). Dragon, 8.
5. [66] Kojimachi, Soto-Sakurada, Benkei-bori (moat). Dragon, 5.
6. [2] Kasumigaseki. Snake, 1.
7. [113] Aoi-Zaka (hill) outside Tora-no Mon (gate). Snake, 11.
8. [112] Atagoshita, Yabu-koji (street). Snake, 12.
9. [79] Shiba, Shimmei, Zojoji (temple). Horse, 7
10. [49] Akabane, Pagoda of the Zojoji. Snake, 1.
11. [22] Hiro-o, Furu River. Dragon, 7.
12. [25] Meguro, Moto-Fuji (the real Mount Fuji). Dragon, 7
13. [84] Meguro, Jiji-ga-chaya (tea-house). Snake, 4
14. [23] Meguro, Chiyogaiki (lake). Dragon, 7.
15. [111] Meguro, Taiko-bashi (" drum-bridge "), evening. Snake, 4.
16. [26] Hakkei-zaka (hill), Yoroi-kake-matsu (pine tree). Dragon, 5.
17. [85] Kinokuni-zaka (hill), Tame-ike (canal). Akasaka in distance. Dragon, 4.
18. [48] Akasaka, Kiribatake ("Paulownia plantation "). Dragon, 4.
19. [Substitute for 48] Akasaka, Kiribatake, in rain, evening. Signed, Hiroshige II. Sheep, 6.
20. [65] Kojimachi, Itchome. Sanno-no matsuri (festival). Procession of festival cars. Dragon, 7.
21. [41] Ichigaya, Hachiman (shrine). Horse, 10.
22. [64] Tsunohazu, Kumano-jinsha (twelve shrines), commonly called the Twelve To (pagodas). Dragon, 7.
23. [86] Yotsuya, Naito-shinjiku (street). Snake, 11.
24. [42] Tamagawa (river), flowers (cherry-blossom) on the embankment. Dragon, 2.
25. [87] Inokashira-no-ike (lake), Shrine of Benten. Snake ?, 4
26. [110] Senzoku-ga-ike (pond), Kesakake-no Matsu (pine-tree). Dragon, 2.
27. [115] Takata-no Baba (race-course). Snake, I.
28. [116] Takata, Sugatami and Omokage bridges, with gravel-bed (jariba). Snake, 1.
29. [40] Sekiguchi, house of the poet Basho. Snake, 4.
30. [18] Oji, Inari-no Yashiro (shrine). Snake, 9.
31. [88] Oji, Taki-no Kawa (river of the fall). Dragon, 4
32. [19] Oji, Otonashigawa (river) ; dam, commonly called Otaki ("Big Fall"). Snake, 2.
33. [47] Oji, Fudo-no Take (fall). Snake, 9.
34. [17] Asukayama (hill), view looking North. Dragon, 5
35. [15] Nippori, Suwa-no Dai (terrace). Dragon, 5.
36. [14] Nippori, temple gardens. Snake, 2.
37. [16] Sendagi, Dango-zaka (hill), flower-gardens. Dragon, 5.
38. [100] Yoshiwara, Nihon-dzutsumi (dyke). Snake, 4.
39. [38] Kwakuchu Shinonome (early dawn in the Yoshiwara). Snake, 4.
40. [101] Asakusa, Tambo (fields), festival of Tori-no Machi. Snake, 11.
41. [90] Saruwaka-cho (street), night scene. Dragon, 9.
42. [37] Sumidagawa (river), Hashiba-no Watashi (ferry), pottery kilns. Snake, 4.
43. [34] Matsuchiyama (hill), Sanya-bori (moat), night scene. Snake, 8.
44. [92] Mokubo-ji (temple), Uchi-kawa (river), flower-gardens. Snake, 11.
45. [56] Iris (hanashobu) at Horikiri. Snake, interc. 5.
46. [36] Suijin-no Mori (wood), Uchi-kawa and Sekiya village, from a house in the vicinity of Masaki. Snake, 8.
47. [102] Minowa, Kanasugi, Mikawashima. Snake, interc. 5.
48. [103] Senju, O-hashi (Big Bridge). Dragon, 2.
49. [20] Kawaguchi-no Watashi (ferry), Zenko-ji (temple). Snake, 2.
50. [69] Ayasegawa (river), Kane-ga-fuchi (pool). Snake, 7.
51. [93] Niijuku-no Watashi (ferry). Snake, 2.
52. [33] Yotsugi-dori Canal, with tow-boats. Snake, 2.
53. [91] Ukeji, Akiha Shrine, grounds. Snake, 8.
54. [35] Sumidagawa (river), Suijin-no Mori (forest), a true picture. Dragon, 8.
55. [104] Koume-dzutsumi (dyke). Snake, 2.
56. [32] Yanagishima. Snake, 4.
57. [31] Adzuma-no Mori (wood). Dragon, 7
58. [30] Kameido, plum-tree garden. Snake, 11.
59. [57] Kameido, precincts of the Tenjin Temple. Dragon, 7
60. [70] Gohiaku-rakan Temple, Sazaye Hall. Snake, 8.
61. [60] Mouth of the Nakagawa (river). Snake, 2.
62. [58] Sakai-no Watashi (ferry). Snake, 2.
63. [96] Horiye Nekozane. Dragon, 2.
64. [95] Konodai, view of the Tone-gawa (river). Dragon, 5.
65. [61] Tonegawa (river), Barabara-Matsu ("scattered pine trees"). Dragon, 8.
66. [94] Maples at Mama, Tekona-no Yashiro (shrine). Snake, 1.
67. [97] Konakigawa (river), Gohonmatsu (five pine trees). Dragon, 7
68. [29] Sunamura, Moto-Hachiman (temple). Dragon, 4.
69. [107] Fukagawa, Susaki, Jumantsubo (plain). Snake, interc. 5.
70. [106] Fukagawa, kiba (timber-yard). Dragon, 8.
71. [71] Fukagawa, Sanjusangen-do (temple). Snake, 8.
72. [59] Fukagawa, opening of the Hachiman shrine. Snake, 8.
73. [67] Mitsumata, Wakare-no Fuchi (pool on the Sumida River). Snake, 2.
74. [51] Fukagawa, Mannembashi (bridge). Snake, 11.
75. [52] O-hashi (bridge), a summer shower. Snake, 9.
76. [5] Riogoku, Yeko-in (temple), wrestling signs. Snake, interc. 5
77. [53] Riogoku, Asakusa in distance. Snake, 7.
78. [39] Riogoku-bashi (bridge), Okawabata (river-side). Dragon, 8.
79. [98] Riogoku, fireworks. Horse, 8.
80. [54] Asakusagawa (river), Shubi-no Matsu (pine tree), Onmaya-gashi (river-bank). Dragon, 8.
81. [105] Onmaya-gashi. Snake, 12.
82. [55] Komakata-do (temple), Adzuma-bashi (bridge). Snake, 1.
83. [68] Adzuma-bashi (bridge), Kinriuzan (district). ?, 8.
84. [99] Asakusa, Kinriuzan (temple). Dragon, 7
85. [11] Uyeno, Kiyomidzu-do (temple), Shinobazu-no-ike (lake). Dragon, 4.
86. [89] Uyeno, temple-precincts, Tsuki-no-matsu (pine tree). Snake, 8.
87. [12] Uyeno, Yamashita (ward). Horse, 10.
88. [13] Shitaya, Hirokoji (ward). Dragon, 9.
89. [117] Yushima-tenjin-zaka (hill). Dragon, 4.
90. [10] Kanda-miojin (temple) : daybreak. Snake, 9.
91. [73] The city in gala for the Tanabata festival (7th day of 7th month). Snake, 7.
92. [46] Shohei-bashi (bridge), Seido (Confucius temple), Kanda-gawa (river). Snake, 9.
93. [63] Suido-bashi (bridge), Suruga-dai (terrace). (Boys' Festival, 5th day of 5th month). Snake, interc. 5.
94. [75] Kanda, Konya-cho (dyers' quarter). Snake, 11.
95. [9] Sujikai, Yatsukoji (avenue). Snake, 11.
96. [74] Otemma-cho (street), mercers' shops. Horse, 7
97. [6] Bakuro-cho (street), Hatsune-no Baba (place). Snake, 9.
98. [7] Otemma-cho (street), drapers' shops. Horse, 4.
99. [8] Suruga-cho (street). Dragon, 9.
100. [45] Yoroi-no Watashi (ferry), Koami-cho (street). Snake, 10.
101. [4] Yeitai-bashi (bridge), Tsukudajima (ward). Snake, 2.
102. [77] Teppo-zu, Inari-bashi (bridge), Minato-jinja (temple). Snake, 2.
103. [50] Tsukudajima, festival of Sumiyoshi. Date on banner : Ansei IV (1857), 6th month. Snake, 7.
104. [27] Kabata, plum-tree garden. Snake, 2.
105. [72] Haneda-no Watashi (ferry), Benten-no Yashiro (temple). Horse, 8.
106. [109] Minami (South) Shinagawa, sea-shore. Snake, 2.
107. [83] Shinagawa, Susaki. Dragon, 4.
108. [28] Shinagawa, Goten-yama (hill). Dragon, 4
109. [82] Tsuki-no Misaki (cape). Snake, 8.
110. [81] Takanawa, Ushimachi. Snake, 4.
111. [80] Kanasugi-bashi (bridge), Shibaura (shore). Snake, 7.
112. [76] Kyo-bashi, Take-gashi (Bamboo wharf). Snake, 12.
113. [108] Shibaura. Dragon, 2.
114. [44] Nihon-bashi-dori Itchome (street). Horse, 8.
115. [114] Bikuni-bashi (bridge), in snow. Horse, 10.
116. [43] Nihon-bashi (bridge), clear weather after a snow-fall. Dragon, 5.
117. [118] Oji, Shozoku-yenoki, New Year's Eve, fox-fires. Snake, 9.
118. [24] Meguro, Shin-Fuji (artificial Mount Fuji). Snake, 4
119. [78] Title : Yedo Hiakkei yoko (supplementary to "The Hundred Views of Yedo "). Teppo-dzu, Tsukiji, remains of gate. Horse, 7 (1858).

Note :- The Victoria and Albert Museum contains a complete set in contemporary album, paged as above. It has therefore been thought to be convenient to many students for the double numeration to be given.