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FIFTY-THREE STATIONS OF TOKAIDO, UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE. JAPANESE WOODBLOCK...

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FIFTY-THREE STATIONS OF TOKAIDO, UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE. JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, Part collection of loose pages comprising thirty-five of the fifty-three from the series ‘The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido’ (Tokaido gojusantsugi), also known as the ‘Kyoka Tokaido’. To include. 1. Nihonbashi, 2. Shinagawa, 3, Kawasaki, 7. Fujisawa, 8. Hiratsuka, 9. Oiso, 10. Odawara, 11. Hakone, 12. Mishima, 13. Numazu, 14. Hara, 16. Kanbara, 18. Okitsu, 21. Mariko, 23. Fujieda, 24. Shimada, 26. Nissaka, 27. Kakegawa, 29. Mitsuke, 31. Maisaka, 32. Arai, 36. Goyu, 38. Fujikawa, 39. Okazaki, 41. Narumi, 42. Miya, 43. Kuwana, 44. Yokkaichi, 45. Ishiyakushi, 47. Kameyama, 48. Seki, 49. Sakashita, 50. Tsuchiyama, 52. Ishibe, Last. Kyoka Tokaido. Pages approx. 23cm x 17cm. (35)

Provenance: From a local estate. Property of Navy Commander Henry W. Jennings R.N. This lot was acquired while stationed in Sasebo Japan between 1946-48. Jennings retired in the 1960s and thence by descent. The lots acquired by Jennings in 1946-48 are lots 204, 240, 241, 245-254 and 256.

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