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131004-0073-OS - Tanabata Star Festival


Tokyo Bakumatsu 1850s Utagawa Hiroshige

Decorations for the Tanabata Matsuri festival in Edo (current Tokyo), 1857 (Ansei 4). In the back, Edo Castle and Mount Fuji can be seen.

This woodblock print is image 73 in One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (名所江戸百景, Meisho Edo Hyakkei), a series created by ukiyoe artist Utagawa Hiroshige (歌川広重, 1797–1858).

It is one of 26 autumn scenes in the series.

Title: The City Flourishing, the Tanabata Festival (市中繁栄七夕祭, Shichū han’ei Tanabata matsuri)

Maximum file size: 32.7MB (4085 × 2780 pixels).

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