One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Meisho Edo hyakkei
名所江戸百景

Date: 1856-1858
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 120/120 (inc. title page and a replacement print by Hiroshige II)
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.250 #62), Memorial Catalogue (221), Strange, Stewart, Brazille

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Wikipedia) has more information on each print including its location, publication date and title in Kanji.

The censor's seals can be used to order the prints by month of publication.

This website details the earliest states of prints from the series.

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Cartouches: vertical rectangular cartouche upper right contains the series title on a red ground; the square cartouche upper right contains the title of the individual print; the artist's signature (Hiroshige-ga) normally appears in a vertical cartouche on a red ground in the lower left although some are on the right and three have a yellow ground.

Seals: the seal of the publisher appears outside the lower left margin of each print; censor's seals appear mostly in the upper right margin but sometimes in the lower left. Because they have been trimmed, the seals aren't visible on the set of prints displayed here. Here is a copy of print 100 Nihonbashi Embankment with margins complete.

The system of censorship of all prints offered for public sale required the submission of the artist's finished design to the censor. The censor would mark his approval by impressing two seals on the design, one of which showed the date (year and month). The design was then carved and printed. In 1858 the system changed and only one censor seal appeared, always in the lower left.

The ordering of the prints: sources give two different orders for the summer prints; an explanation is given here by Wikipedia.

The main order used in the table is according to (Trede, Melanie; Bichler, Lorenz (2010). One Hundred Famous Views of Edo. Cologne: Taschen) and follows by reading the fan-shaped box for summer on the table of contents print in the way of "scattered writing" (chirashigaki), i.e. by grouping the titles in sets of three. The alternative order given in parentheses is generally found in early 20th century sources and follows by reading the fan shaped-box for the summer titles in the normal way, i.e. (vertical) line by line.

Title page and list of contents
Title Page
Designed by Baisotei Gengyo.
Abbreviated titles of the prints are arranged by season:
the top two boxes are spring;
the fan-shaped area is summer;
bottom right is autumn
and bottom left is winter.
 
Spring Scenes
1 Nihonbashi, Clearing After Snow
1 Nihonbashi, Clearing After Snow (Nihonbashi yukibare)
日本橋雪晴
2 Kasumigaseki
2 Kasumigaseki (Kasumigaseki)
霞がせき
3 Hibiya and Soto-Sakurada from Yamashita-chō
3 Hibiya and Soto-Sakurada from Yamashita-chō (Yamashita-chō Hibiya Soto-Sakurada)
山下町日比谷外さくら田
4 Tsukudajima from Eitai Bridge
4 Tsukudajima from Eitai Bridge (Eitaibashi Tsukudajima)
永代橋佃しま
5 Ryōgoku Ekōin and Moto-Yanagibashi Bridge
5 Ryōgoku Ekōin and Moto-Yanagibashi Bridge (Ryōgoku Ekōin Moto-Yanagibashi)
両ごく回向院元柳橋
6 Hatsune Riding Grounds, Bakuro-chō
6 Hatsune Riding Grounds, Bakuro-chō (Bakuro-chō Hatsune no Baba)
馬喰町初音の馬場
7 Cotton-goods Lane, Ōdenma-chō
7 Cotton-goods Lane, Ōdenma-chō (Ōdenma-chō momendana)
大てんま町木綿店
8 Suruga-chō
8 Suruga-chō (Suruga-chō)
する賀てふ
9 Yatsukōji, Inside Suijikai Gate
9 Yatsukōji, Inside Suijikai Gate (Suijikai-uchi Yatsukōji)
筋違内八ツ小路
10 Dawn at Kanda Myōjin Shrine
10 Dawn at Kanda Myōjin Shrine (Kanda Myōjin akebono no kei)
神田明神曙之景
11 Kiyomizu Hall and Shinobazu Pond at Ueno
11 Kiyomizu Hall and Shinobazu Pond at Ueno (Ueno Kiyomizudō Shinobazu no ike)
上野清水堂不忍ノ池
12 Ueno Yamashita
12 Ueno Yamashita (Ueno Yamashita)
上野山した
13 Shitaya Hirokōji
13 Shitaya Hirokōji (Shitaya Hirokōji)
下谷広小路
14 Temple Gardens, Nippori
14 Temple Gardens, Nippori (Nippori jiin no rinsen)
日暮里寺院の林泉
15 Suwa Bluff, Nippori
15 Suwa Bluff, Nippori (Nippori, Suwanodai)
日暮里諏訪の台
16 Flower Pavilion, Dango Slope, Sendagi
16 Flower Pavilion, Dango Slope, Sendagi (Sendagi Dangozaka Hanayashiki)
千駄木団子坂花屋敷
17 View to the North from Asuka Hill
17 View to the North from Asuka Hill (Asukayama kita no chōbō)
飛鳥山北の眺望
18 Ōji Inari Shrine
18 Ōji Inari Shrine (Ōji Inari no yashiro)
王子稲荷の社
19 Dam on the Otonashi River at Ōji, Popularly Known as 'The Great Waterfall'
19 Dam on the Otonashi River at Ōji, Popularly Known as "The Great Waterfall" (Otonashigawa entai, sezoku Ōtaki to tonau)
王子音無川堰棣 世俗大瀧ト唱
20 The Kawaguchi Ferry and Zenkō-ji Temple
20 The Kawaguchi Ferry and Zenkō-ji Temple (Kawaguchi no watashi Zenkō-ji)
川口のわたし善光寺
21 Mount Atago, Shiba
21 Mount Atago, Shiba (Shiba Atagoyama)
芝愛宕山
22 Furukawa River, Hiroo
22 Furukawa River, Hiroo (Hiroo Furukawa)
広尾ふる川
23 Chiyogaike Pond, Meguro
23 Chiyogaike Pond, Meguro (Meguro Chiyogaike)
目黒千代か池川
24 New Fuji, Meguro
24 New Fuji, Meguro (Meguro Shin-Fuji)
目黒新富士
25 Original Fuji, Meguro
25 Original Fuji, Meguro (Meguro Moto-Fuji)
目黒元不二
26 The Armor-hanging Pine at Hakkeizaka
26 The Armor-hanging Pine at Hakkeizaka (Hakkeizaka Yoroikakematsu)
八景坂鎧掛松
27 Plum Garden at Kamata
27 Plum Garden at Kamata (Kamata no umezono)
蒲田の梅園
28 Goten-yama, Shinagawa
28 Goten-yama, Shinagawa (Shinagawa Goten-yama)
品川御殿やま
29 Moto-Hachiman Shrine, Sunamura
29 Moto-Hachiman Shrine, Sunamura (Sunamura Motohachiman)
砂むら元八まん
30 Plum Estate, Kameido
30 Plum Estate, Kameido (Kameido Umeyashiki)
亀戸梅屋舗
31 Azuma Shrine and the Entwined Camphor
31 Azuma Shrine and the Entwined Camphor (Azuma no mori Renri no azusa)
吾嬬の森連理の梓
32 Yanagishima
32 Yanagishima (Yanagishima)
柳しま
33 Towboats along the Yotsugi-dori Canal
33 Towboats along the Yotsugi-dori Canal (Yotsugi-dōri yōsui hikifune)
四ツ木通用水引ふね
34 Night View of Matsuchiyama and the San'ya Canal
34 Night View of Matsuchiyama and the San'ya Canal (Matsuchiyama San'yabori yakei)
真乳山山谷堀夜景
35 Suijin Shrine and Massaki on the Sumida River
35 Suijin Shrine and Massaki on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa Suijin no mori Massaki)
隅田川水神の森真崎
36 View from Massaki of Suijin Shrine, Uchigawa Inlet, and Sekiya
36 View from Massaki of Suijin Shrine, Uchigawa Inlet, and Sekiya (Massaki-hen yori Suijin no mori Uchigawa Sekiya no sato o miru zu)
真崎辺より水神の森内川関屋の里を見る図
37 Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry, Sumida River
37 Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry, Sumida River (Sumidagawa Hashiba no watashi kawaragama)
墨田河橋場の渡かわら竈
38 Dawn inside the Yoshiwara
38 Dawn inside the Yoshiwara (Kakuchū shinonome)
廓中東雲
39 Distant View of Kinryūzan Temple and Azuma Bridge
39 Distant View of Kinryūzan Temple and Azuma Bridge (Azumabashi Kinryūzan enbō)
吾妻橋金龍山遠望
40 Bashō's Hermitage and Camellia Hill on the Kanda Aqueduct at Sekiguchi
40 Bashō's Hermitage and Camellia Hill on the Kanda Aqueduct at Sekiguchi (Sekiguchi jōsui-bata Bashōan Tsubakiyama)
せき口上水端はせを庵椿やま
41 Ichigaya Hachiman Shrine
41 Ichigaya Hachiman Shrine (Ichigaya Hachiman)
市ヶ谷八幡
42 Cherry Blossoms on the Tama River Embankment
42 Cherry Blossoms on the Tama River Embankment (Tamagawa-zutsumi no hana)
玉川堤の花
 
Summer Scenes
43 Nihonbashi Bridge and Edobashi Bridge
43 Nihonbashi Bridge and Edobashi Bridge (Nihonbashi Edobashi)
日本橋江戸ばし
44 View of Nihonbashi Tōri 1-chōme
44 View of Nihonbashi Tōri 1-chōme (Nihonbashi Tōri-itchōme ryakuzu)
日本橋通一丁目略図
45(62) Yatsumi Bridge
45(62) Yatsumi Bridge (Yatsumi no hashi)
八ツ見のはし
46(45) Yoroi Ferry, Koami-chō
46(45) Yoroi Ferry, Koami-chō (Yoroi no watashi Koami-chō)
鎧の渡し小網町
47(46) Seidō and Kanda River from Shōhei Bridge
47(46) Seidō and Kanda River from Shōhei Bridge (Shōheibashi Seidō Kandagawa)
昌平橋聖堂神田川
48(63) Suidō Bridge and Surugadai
48(63) Suidō Bridge and Surugadai (Suidōbashi Surugadai)
水道橋駿河台
49(47) Fudō Falls, Ōji
49(47) Fudō Falls, Ōji (Ōji Fudō no taki)
王子不動之滝
50(64) Kumano Jūnisha Shrine, Tsunohazu, Popularly Known as 'Jūnisō'
50(64) Kumano Jūnisha Shrine, Tsunohazu, Popularly Known as "Jūnisō" (Tsunohazu Kumano Jūnisha zokushō Jūnisō)
角筈熊野十二社 俗称十二そう
51(65) Sannō Festival Procession at Kōjimachi 1-chōme
51(65) Sannō Festival Procession at Kōjimachi 1-chōme (Kōjimachi-itchōme Sannō Matsuri nerikomi)
糀町一丁目山王祭ねり込
52(48) Paulownia Plantation at Akasaka
52(48) Paulownia Plantation at Akasaka (Akasaka Kiribatake)
赤坂桐畑
53(49) Zōjō-ji Pagoda and Akabane
53(49) Zōjō-ji Pagoda and Akabane (Zōjō-ji tō, Akabane)
増上寺塔赤羽根
54(66) Benkei Moat from Soto-Sakurada to Kōjimachi
54(66) Benkei Moat from Soto-Sakurada to Kōjimachi (Soto-Sakurada Benkeibori Kōjimachi)
外桜田弁慶堀糀町
55(50) Sumiyoshi Festival, Tsukudajima
55(50) Sumiyoshi Festival, Tsukudajima (Tsukudajima Sumiyoshi no matsuri)
佃しま住吉の祭
56(51) Mannen Bridge, Fukagawa
56(51) Mannen Bridge, Fukagawa (Fukagawa Mannenbashi)
深川萬年橋
57(67) Mitsumata Wakarenofuchi
57(67) Mitsumata Wakarenofuchi (Mitsumata Wakarenofuchi)
みつまたわかれの淵
58(52) Sudden Shower over Shin-Ōhashi Bridge and Atake
58(52) Sudden Shower over Shin-Ōhashi Bridge and Atake (Ōhashi Atake no yūdachi)
大はしあたけの夕立
59(53) Ryōgoku Bridge and the Great Riverbank
59(53) Ryōgoku Bridge and the Great Riverbank (Ryōgokubashi Ōkawabata)
両国橋大川ばた
60(68) Asakusa River, Great Riverbank, Miyato River
60(68) Asakusa River, Great Riverbank, Miyato River (Asakusagawa Ōkawabata Miyatogawa)
浅草川大川端宮戸川
61(54) Pine of Success and Oumayagashi, Asakusa River
61(54) Pine of Success and Oumayagashi, Asakusa River (Asakusagawa Shubi no matsu Oumayagashi)
浅草川首尾の松御厩河岸
62(55) Komagata Hall and Azuma Bridge
62(55) Komagata Hall and Azuma Bridge (Komagata-dō Azuma-bashi)
駒形堂吾嬬橋
63(69) Ayase River and Kanegafuchi
63(69) Ayase River and Kanegafuchi (Ayasegawa Kanegafuchi)
綾瀬川鐘か淵
64(56) Horikiri Iris Garden
64(56) Horikiri Iris Garden (Horikiri no hanashōbu)
堀切の花菖蒲
65(57) Inside Kameido Tenjin Shrine
65(57) Inside Kameido Tenjin Shrine (Kameido Tenjin keidai)
亀戸天神境内
66(70) Spiral Hall, Five Hundred Rakan Temple
66(70) Spiral Hall, Five Hundred Rakan Temple (Gohyaku Rakan Sazaidō)
五百羅漢さゞゐ堂
67(58) The Ferry Crossing at Sakasai
67(58) The Ferry Crossing at Sakasai (Sakasai no watashi)
逆井のわたし
68(59) Open Garden at Fukagawa Hachiman Shrine
68(59) Open Garden at Fukagawa Hachiman Shrine (Fukagawa Hachiman yamabiraki)
深川八まん山ひらき
69(71) Hall of Thirty-Three Bays, Fukagawa
69(71) Hall of Thirty-Three Bays, Fukagawa (Fukagawa Sanjūsangendō)
深川三十三間堂
70(60) Nakagawa River Mouth
70(60) Nakagawa River Mouth (Nakagawaguchi)
中川口
71(61) Scattered Pines, Tone River
71(61) Scattered Pines, Tone River (Tonegawa Barabara-matsu)
利根川ばらばらまつ
72 Haneda Ferry and Benten Shrine
72 Haneda Ferry and Benten Shrine (Haneda no watashi Benten no yashiro)
はねたのわたし弁天の社
 
Autumn Scenes
73 The City Flourishing, Tanabata Festival
73 The City Flourishing, Tanabata Festival (Shichū han'ei Tanabata Matsuri)
市中繁栄七夕祭
74 Silk-goods Lane, Ōdenma-chō
74 Silk-goods Lane, Ōdenma-chō (Ōdenma-chō gofukudana)
大伝馬町ごふく店
75 Dyers' Quarter, Kanda
75 Dyers' Quarter, Kanda (Kanda Kon'ya-chō)
神田紺屋町
76 Bamboo Yards, Kyōbashi Bridge
76 Bamboo Yards, Kyōbashi Bridge (Kyōbashi Takegashi)
京橋竹がし
77 Inari Bridge and Minato Shrine, Teppōzu
77 Inari Bridge and Minato Shrine, Teppōzu (Teppōzu Inaribashi Minato Jinja)
鉄砲洲稲荷橋湊神社
78 Teppōzu and Tsukiji Hongan-ji Temple
78 Teppōzu and Tsukiji Hongan-ji Temple (Teppōzu Tsukiji Monzeki)
鉄砲洲築地門跡
79 Shiba Shinmei Shrine and Zōjō-ji Temple
79 Shiba Shinmei Shrine and Zōjō-ji Temple (Shiba Shinmei Zōjō-ji)
芝神明増上寺
80 Kanasugi Bridge and Shibaura
80 Kanasugi Bridge and Shibaura (Kanasugibashi Shibaura)
金杉橋芝浦
81 Ushimachi in the Takanawa District
81 Ushimachi in the Takanawa District (Takanawa Ushimachi)
高輪うしまち
82 Moon-Viewing Point
82 Moon-Viewing Point (Tsuki no misaki)
月の岬
83 Shinagawa Susaki
83 Shinagawa Susaki (Shinagawa Susaki)
品川すさき
84 Grandpa's Teahouse, Meguro
84 Grandpa's Teahouse, Meguro (Meguro Jijigachaya)
目黒爺々が茶屋
85 Kinokuni Hill and Distant View of Akasaka Tameike
85 Kinokuni Hill and Distant View of Akasaka Tameike (Kinokunizaka Akasaka Tameike enkei)
紀ノ国坂赤坂溜池遠景
86 Naitō Shinjuku, Yotsuya
86 Naitō Shinjuku, Yotsuya (Yotsuya Naitō Shinjuku)
四ッ谷内藤新宿
87 Benten Shrine, Inokashira Pond
87 Benten Shrine, Inokashira Pond (Inokashira no ike Benten no yashiro)
井の頭の池弁天の社
88 Takinogawa, Ōji
88 Takinogawa, Ōji (Ōji Takinogawa)
王子滝の川
89 Moon Pine, Ueno
89 Moon Pine, Ueno (Ueno sannai Tsuki no matsu)
上野山内月のまつ
90 Night View of Saruwaka-machi
90 Night View of Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi yoru no kei)
猿わか町よるの景
91 Inside Akiba Shrine, Ukeji
91 Inside Akiba Shrine, Ukeji (Ukeji Akiba no keidai)
請地秋葉の境内
92 Mokubo-ji Temple, Uchigawa Inlet, Gozensaihata
92 Mokubo-ji Temple, Uchigawa Inlet, Gozensaihata (Mokubo-ji Uchigawa Gozensaihata)
木母寺内川御前栽畑
93 Niijuku Ferry
93 Niijuku Ferry (Niijuku no watashi)
にい宿のわたし
94 Maple Trees at Mama, Tekona Shrine and Linked Bridge
94 Maple Trees at Mama, Tekona Shrine and Linked Bridge (Mama no momiji Tekona no yashiro Tsugihashi)
真間の紅葉手古那の社継はし
95 View of Kōnodai and the Tone River
95 View of Kōnodai and the Tone River (Kōnodai Tonegawa fūkei)
鴻の台とね川風景
96 Horie and Nekozane
96 Horie and Nekozane (Horie Nekozane)
堀江ねこざね
97 Five Pines, Onagi Canal
97 Five Pines, Onagi Canal (Onagigawa Gohonmatsu)
小奈木川五本まつ
98 Fireworks at Ryōgoku
98 Fireworks at Ryōgoku (Ryōgoku hanabi)
両国花火
 
Winter Scenes
99 Kinryūzan Temple, Asakusa
99 Kinryūzan Temple, Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryūzan)
浅草金龍山
100 Nihon Embankment, Yoshiwara
100 Nihon Embankment, Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Nihonzutsumi)
よし原日本堤
101 Asakusa Ricefields and Torinomachi Festival
101 Asakusa Ricefields and Torinomachi Festival (Askusa tanbo Torinomachi mōde)
浅草田甫酉の町詣
102 Minowa, Kanasugi, Mikawashima
102 Minowa, Kanasugi, Mikawashima (Minowa Kanasugi Mikawashima)
蓑輪金杉三河しま
103 Senju Great Bridge
103 Senju Great Bridge (Senju no Ōhashi)
千住の大はし
104 Koume Embankmen
104 Koume Embankment (Koumezutsumi)
小梅堤
105 Oumayagashi
105 Oumayagashi (Oumayagashi)
御厩河岸
106 Fukagawa Lumberyards
106 Fukagawa Lumberyards (Fukagawa Kiba)
深川木場
107 Fukagawa Susaki and Jūmantsubo
107 Fukagawa Susaki and Jūmantsubo (Fukagawa Susaki Jūmantsubo)
深川州崎十万坪
108 View of Shiba Coast
108 View of Shiba Coast (Shibaura no fūkei)
芝うらの風景
109 Minami-Shinagawa and Samezu Coast
109 Minami-Shinagawa and Samezu Coast (Minami-Shinagawa Samezu kaigan)
南品川鮫洲海岸
110 Robe-Hanging Pine, Senzoku Pond
110 Robe-Hanging Pine, Senzoku Pond (Senzoku no ike Kesakakematsu)
千束の池袈裟懸松
111 Meguro Drum Bridge and Sunset Hill
111 Meguro Drum Bridge and Sunset Hill (Meguro Taikobashi Yūhinooka)
目黒太鼓橋夕日の岡
112 Atagoshita and Yabu Lane
112 Atagoshita and Yabu Lane (Atagoshita Yabukōji)
愛宕下薮小路
113 Aoi Slope, Outside Toranomon Gate
113 Aoi Slope, Outside Toranomon Gate (Toranomon-soto Aoizaka)
虎の門外あふひ坂
114 Bikuni Bridge in Snow
114 Bikuni Bridge in Snow (Bikunibashi setchū)
びくにはし雪中
115 Takata Riding Grounds
115 Takata Riding Grounds (Takata no baba)
高田の馬場
116 Sugatami Bridge, Omokage Bridge, Jariba at Takata
116 Sugatami Bridge, Omokage Bridge, Jariba at Takata (Takata Sugataminohashi Omokagenohashi jariba)
高田姿見のはし俤の橋砂利場
117 Hilltop View, Yushima Tenjin Shrine
117 Hilltop View, Yushima Tenjin Shrine (Yushima Tenjin sakaue tenbō)
湯しま天神坂上眺望
118 New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Ōji
118 New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Ōji (Ōji Shōzoku enoki Ōmisoka no kitsunebi)
王子装束ゑの木大晦日の狐火
 
Hiroshige II
Night Rain at Akasaka Kiribatake
Night Rain at Akasaka Kiribatake (Akasaka Kiribatake uchū yūkei)
赤坂桐畑雨中夕けい
This design by Hiroshige II was added to the series after the death of Hiroshige in 1858, as a substitute for his design of Akasaka Kiribatake.
 
The circumstances surrounding the production of this print are not clear but it seems likely that the blocks for the original were damaged or lost.