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80123-0015 - Kanagawa on the Tokaido


Kanagawa Meiji 1880s Unknown
Engraving from the end of the 19th century showing a gate at the village of Kanagawa, shukueki (way station) on the Tokaido highway. The engraving is based on a photo by Felice Beato.

This image is based on a photo of Kanagawa by Italian-British photographer Felice Beato. Interestingly, the engraving mistakenly describes the location as Odawara.

Originally published in “The Earth and its Inhabitants,” in 1895 (Meiji 28).
Kjeld Duits Collection Tokaido
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