LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

COLOUR PLATES

 

 

 

MEMORIAL PORTRAIT OF HIROSHIGE. BY KUNISADA

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WAKAN ROYEI SHU. CHINESE AND JAPANESE POEMS. A MOUNTAIN STREAM IN SNOW. Harmsworth Collection

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LONG-TAILED BLUE BIRD ON BRANCH OF PLUM TREE IN BLOSSOM. Harmsworth Collection

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KAMBARA, YORU-NO YUKI. EVENING SNOW AT KAMBARA. (First Tokaido Series.) Harmsworth Collection

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YUI, SATTA PEAK. (First Tokaido Series.) Harmsworth Collection

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SAKANOSHITA; THE THROWING-AWAY-THE-BRUSH PEAK. (First Tokaido Series.) Harmsworth Collection

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MOCHIZUKI, THE ROADSIDE PINES UNDER THE FULL MOON. ("Views of the Kisokaido")

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WADA. THE HEAD OF THE PASS, IN SNOW. ("Views of the Kisokaido.") Harmsworth Collection

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TSUMAGOME. ("Views of the Kisokaido")

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YABASE-NO KIHAN. FISHING BOATS RETURNING TO YABASE. From the Series Omi Hakkei ("Eight Views of Biwa"). Harmsworth Collection

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HANEDA-NO RAKUGAN. GEESE FLYING HOME AT HANEDA ; WITH POEM BY TAIHAIDO. From the Yedo Kinko Hakkei ("Eight Views of the Neighbourhood of Yedo")

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SARUWAKA-CHO, YORU SHIBAI. SARUWAKA STREET) YEDO, WITH THEATRES, IN LIGHT OF THE FULL MOON. ("The Hundred Views of Yedo.") Raphael Collection

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FAN-PRINT (Ogi Shape). SEIRO HANAMI RYAKU DZU. PROCESSION OF WOMEN OF THE YOSHIWARA VIEWING THE CHERRY-BLOSSOM. Harmsworth Collection

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YASE-NO SATO. PEASANTS GOING HOME AT YASE. ("Famous Views of Kyoto")

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CHUSHINGURA ; THE DRAMA OF THE 47 RONIN. SCENE 8

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EVENING SNOW AT HIRA. From the Series Omi Hakkei ("Eight Views of Biwa"). Harmsworth Collection

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HALF-TONE PLATES

 

 

 

EVENING SNOW AT HIRA

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EVENING GLOW AT SETA. From the Series Omi Hakkei ("Eight Views of Biwa")

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FAN-PRINT (Uchiwa Shape). NIGHTINGALE, FULL MOON AND PLUM-BLOSSOM

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DRAGON IN CLOUDS

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HIROSHIGE'S MONUMENT AT AKIHAJINSHA

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SHIGENOBU (HIROSHIGE II) : ORIGINAL DRAWINGS FOR TANZAKU (poem-cards). Bateson Collection

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OCHA-NO MIDZU IN SNOW. ("Views of Yedo")

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FAN-PRINT (Uchiwa Shape). AWA-NO NARUTO. THE RAPIDS AT NARUTO

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ASAKUSA OKUYAMA KAI ZAIKU. ADVERTISEMENT FOR A DEALER IN SHELL-WORK AT ASAKUSA

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MOUNTAINS, PINES AND WATERFALLS, WITH A BORDER OF DRAGONS AND SACRED JEWELS, IN CHINESE STYLE (BLACK-AND-WHITE). Harmsworth Collection

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SHOJO MAI-NO DZU. THE SHOJO DANCE

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OKITSU. ("Views of the Tokaido")

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YABATA. ("Views of the Kisokaido")

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FINE WEATHER AFTER SNOW AT MASAKI. ("Views of Yedo")

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THE SOGA BROTHERS, SUKENARI AND TOKIMUNE, KILLING SUKETSUNE (Scene from "The Story of the Soga")

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ORIGINAL SKETCHES : THE NUNOBIKI WATERFALL. SARUHASHI : THE MONKEY BRIDGE

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THE EVENING BELL AT MIIDERA. From the Series Omi Hakkei. ("Eight Views of Biwa")

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FAN-PRINT (Uchiwa Shape). THE SHICHI-RI BAY AT KAMAKURA, SOSHU

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FAN-PRINT (Uchiwa Shape). THE USUI PASS AND KUMAGAI EMBANKMENT, WITH GEESE FLYING HOME. From the Ura Omote Yekiro Hakkei ("Eight Views of the Post-Road, in and out")

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FAN-PRINT (Uchiwa Shape). ENOSHIMA. ("The 36 Views of Fuji")

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FAN-PRINT (Uchiwa Shape). TENJIN KI GANO IWAI. GATHERING FALLEN LEAVES FOR A BIRTHDAY CEREMONY

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SURIMONO. NITAN-NO SHIRO KILLING THE WILD BOAR AT THE FOOT OF MOUNT FUJI. (A Dai-Sho Calendar for the Year, 1851)

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SURIMONO. A WOMAN AND HER ATTENDANTS APPROACHING THE GATE OF THE YOSHIWARA. (A Dal-Sho Calendar for the Year, 1859)

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SURIMONO. ORIGINAL DESIGN. TORTOISES AND WATER-WEEDS

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FAN-PRINT (Uchiwa Shape). TORTOISES IN WATER

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ORIGINAL DRAWINGS: KIRIGIRISU ON SHUKAIDO FLOWER. DRAGON FLY AND HYDRANGEA

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ORIGINAL DRAWINGS FOR TANZAKU (poem-cards)

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ORIGINAL DRAWINGS: SHOKOKU MU-TAMAGAWA. ("Views of the Six Tamagawa")

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ORIGINAL DRAWING : VIEW OF LAKE HAKONE

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ORIGINAL SKETCH : THE BACK OF MOUNT FUJI. Hutchinson Collection

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ORIGINAL SKETCH : THE DEVIL'S PLAIN NEAR MOUNT MITAKE. Hutchinson Collection

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JUMANTSUBO IN SNOW. ("The Hundred Views of Yedo")

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THE NIHON-BASHI, YEDO, IN RAIN ("Views of Yedo")

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THE STORY OF THE PRINCESS UGAO AND PRINCE GENJI. ("The 54 Scenes from the Story of Genji")

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DANCE OF THE BON ODORI FESTIVAL, IN OTSUYE STYLE. (Humorous Drawing)

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THE GREAT WAVE AT SATTA, SUNSHU. ("The 36 Views of Fuji")

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THE GATE OF THE IZUMO TEMPLE IN MIST. ("The Sixty and More Famous Views of the Provinces")

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A DAIMYO PROCESSION (REPRESENTED BY WOMEN) CROSSING THE RIVER OI

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