ANDO HIROSHIGE
SIX TAMAGAWA RIVERS 1857


Six Tamagawa Rivers
Sho-koku Mutsu Tamagawa

Date: 1857
Publisher: Marukyu
Format: Oban Tate
Number of Prints: 6/6
References: Memorial Catalogue, Strange, Stewart


1. Kimuta Tama River, Province of Settsu
The sighing of the pine branches sharpens the autumn loneliness, where they beat the cloth by the banks of Tama River.
Toshiyori

2. Noji Tama River, Province of Yamato
We shall come again to Tama River by the meadow-path, where the bush-clover grows, and it may be we shall see the moon's image lying among the ripples.
Toshiyori

3. Ide Tama River, Province of Yamashiro
We stop our horse and give him refreshing water from Tarna River in Ide, where the yellow roses blow.
Toshinari

4. Chofu Tama River, Province of Musashi
In the vale of Tama River the cloth which is hung on the high leaves of the hedges shakes off the morning dew.
Sada-iye

5. Koya Tama River, Kii Province
The traveller may forget everything; he might forget to beware of fetching water from the Tama River in Koya.
Kubo-Daishi

6. Noda Tama River, Mutsu Province
When evening comes the wind blows salt in Mutsu, and the plovers of the river cry over the wide fields. No-in