14.Senju, Musashi Province
Senju was the first post town on the highways of Nikko-dochu and Oshu-dochu, prospering as one of the four major postal station in Edo.
The farmer with the horse and the angler hand over the shade and look up to Mt. Fuji. at the same time. They may be talking something about the view of the mountain. We can see the appearance of the leisurely walking horse.
It was used to highlight the beauty of Mt. Fuji, the geometrical sluice gate was drawn in front.
Sekiya Village on the Sumida River from "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji&...
13.Sekiya Village on the Sumida River 13. Sekiya Village on the Sumida River Sekiya was the area around Senju dry riverbed on the Sumida River. The winding road that three samurai riding on the horsebacks was the Ushida bank. The mustle of the horses and the fluttering kimono show effectively their speeding. The orange sunlight illuminates Mt. Fuji. Because the mist set in, they hurry in the early morning. Previous:12. Sunset across the Ryōgoku Bridge from the ...
Pleasure District at Senju from "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji"
15.Pleasure District at Senju 15. Pleasure District at Senju It is an ukiyo-e woodblock prints depicting the scenery along the Nikko Highway. The row of people in the front is the daimyo's procession, they are on the way to their home. They hold the firearms and spears in the scarlet bags. The houses of Senju pleasure district can be seen far away. Between the distant view and the foreground, the rice field where rice crop was over has spread. In the middle of the fo...
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