Utagawa Hiroshige: Kawasaki - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige

Title: Kawasaki

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3 Kawasaki A ferry-boat crossing the river, and passengers waiting on the further bank in front of a cluster of houses; Fuji in the distance. Close to the further bank is a man on a raft. Travellers crossing the river here by ferryboat may have felt they were being carried towards a different world. However, those returning to Edo looked forward to reentering the familiar homeland. This desolate area along the seashore is now an important industrial district of Japan. The Great Tokaido Series: # 3 Kawazaki

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