26.Nakahara in Sagami Province
Located in the middle of the Sagami Plain, Nakahara was the current city of Hiratsuka. The alley through the ukiyo-e print leads to Mt. Oyama which is visible in front of Mt. Fuji.
Mt. Oyama was a place of Shinto and Buddhist consolation, attracted popularity among the common people to visit in the Edo Period. Hokusai also drew the picture of the waterfall at the mountain in ” A Tour of Japanese Waterfalls”.
We can see the various persons. The pilgrim of the father and son walk for Mt. Oyama, the farm woman giving her baby a piggyback goes to work, the peddler carries the goods on his shoulder and the farm man gathers the shijimi shells in the stream.
Reprint of Nakahara in Sagami Province