Views of Kyoto, Osaka and Edo
Kyōto meisho 京都名所, Naniwa meisho 浪花名所, Edo meisho 江戸名所

Date: 1830-40
Publisher:
Format: Horizontal yatsugiri (1/8 ōban)
Number of Prints: 28/28
References: Memorial Catalogue (80)

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Summer Pleasure Boats at Ryōgoku in Edo
Summer Pleasure Boats at Ryōgoku in Edo (Ryōgoku suzumibune)
Shinobazu Pond in Ueno in Edo
Shinobazu Pond in Ueno in Edo (Ueno Shinobazu no ike)
The Plum Garden at Kameido in Full Bloom in Edo
The Plum Garden at Kameido in Full Bloom in Edo (Kameido umeyashiki sakari no zu)
Snow-viewing on the Sumida River in Edo
Snow-viewing on the Sumida River in Edo (Sumidagawa yukimi no zu)
Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Naka-no-chō in the Yoshiwara in Edo
Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Naka-no-chō in the Yoshiwara in Edo (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chō hanazakari)
Sunrise on New Year's Day at Susaki in Edo
Sunrise on New Year's Day at Susaki in Edo (Susaki hatsu hinode)
Kinryuzan in Asakusa in Edo
Kinryuzan in Asakusa in Edo
Viewing the Autumn Maples at Kaian-ji Temple in Edo
Viewing the Autumn Maples at Kaian-ji Temple in Edo (Kaian-ji kōyō mi)
Aji River Bridge in Osaka
Aji River Bridge in Osaka (Ajikawa-bashi no zu)
The Bank of the Yodo River in Osaka
The Bank of the Yodo River in Osaka (Yodogawa tsutsumi no zu)
The Eight Step Boat Landing at Osaka
The Eight Step Boat Landing at Osaka (Ōsaka Yagenbori no zu)
In Front of the Torii Gate at the Kōzu Shrine in Osaka
In Front of the Torii Gate at the Kōzu Shrine in Osaka (Kōzu yashiro torii saki)
The Hata Tea Pavilion at Maruyama in Kyoto
The Hata Tea Pavilion at Maruyama in Kyoto (Maruyama Hata no ryō)
The Theater Side of Dōtonbori Canal in Osaka
The Theater Side of Dōtonbori Canal in Osaka (Dōtonbori shibaigawa)
The Stone Beach at Nagabori in Osaka
The Stone Beach at Nagabori in Osaka (Nagabori ishihama no zu)
Kūken-chō in the Shinmachi Licensed Quarter in Osaka
Kūken-chō in the Shinmachi Licensed Quarter in Osaka (Shinmachi Kūken-chō)
The Bed of the Kamo River at Tadasu in Kyoto
The Bed of the Kamo River at Tadasu in Kyoto (Kamo-gawa Tadasu-gawara)
The Kakutoku Teahouse in the Shimabara Licensed Quarter of Kyoto
The Kakutoku Teahouse in the Shimabara Licensed Quarter of Kyoto (Shimabara Kakutoku zashiki no zu)
Women Carrying Firewood at Yase Village  in Kyoto
Women Carrying Firewood at Yase Village in Kyoto (Yase no sato oharame no zu)
Arashiyama and the Togetsu-kyō Bridge in Kyoto
Arashiyama and the Togetsu-kyō Bridge in Kyoto (Arashiyama Togetsu-kyō)
Idemi Beach at Sumiyoshi in Osaka
Idemi Beach at Sumiyoshi in Osaka (Sumiyoshi Idemi no hama)
The Gion Shrine at Kyoto
The Gion Shrine at Kyoto (Gion yashiro)
Kiyomizu-dera Temple at Mount Otowa  in Kyoto
Kiyomizu-dera Temple at Mount Otowa in Kyoto (Otowayama Kiyomizu-dera)
Enjoying the Cool of Evening on the Riverbed at Shijō in Kyoto
Enjoying the Cool of Evening on the Riverbed at Shijō in Kyoto (Shijō-gawara yūsuzumi)
Viewing the Moon at Shinagawa in Edo
Viewing the Moon at Shinagawa in Edo (Shinagawa yukimi no zu)
Evening Pleasure Boats at the Tenma Tenjin Festival in Osaka
Evening Pleasure Boats at the Tenma Tenjin Festival in Osaka (Tenma Tenjin matsuri yoasobibune)
Kinkaku-ji Temple in Snow in Kyoto
Kinkaku-ji Temple in Snow in Kyoto (Kinkaku-ji setchū no zu)
Kinryūzan Temple in Asakusa in Edo
Kinryūzan Temple in Asakusa in Edo (Asakusa Kinryūzan no zu)

Famous Places in the Various Provinces
Shokoku meisho
諸国名所

Date: 1830s
Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tōbei (Kinkōdō)
Format: Sanchōgake
Number of Prints: 5/?

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Enoshima in Sagami Province (Sōshū Enoshima)

The Hakone Mountains in Izu Province (Zushū Hakone yama)

The Monkey Bridge in Kai Province (Kōyō Saruhashi no zu)

True View of Imagiri in Tōtōmi Province (Tōtōmi Imagiri shinkei)

View of the Fuji River in Suruga Province (Sunshū Fujikawa no kei)

Twenty-Eight Views of the Moon
Tsuki nijū hakkei no uchi
月二拾八景之内

Date: ~1832
Publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindō)
Format: Ō-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 2
References: Memorial Catalogue (48), Strange, Stewart

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Bow-shaped Crecent Moon
Bow-shaped Crecent Moon
(Yumiharizuki)
Moon Seen through Leaves
Moon Seen through Leaves
(Hagoshi no tsuki)

Famous Views of Osaka
Naniwa meisho zue
浪花名所図会

Date: ~1834
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Shōzō (Shōeidō, Eisendō)
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 10/10
References: Memorial Catalogue (79), Strange, van Vleck (p.90-91), Albuquerque (383-388)

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The Naniwaya Pine in Adachi-chō
The Naniwaya Pine in Adachi-chō (Adachi-chō Naniwaya no matsu)
The Tōka-Ebisu Festival at the Imamiya Ebisu Shrine
The Tōka-Ebisu Festival at the Imamiya Ebisu Shrine (Imamiya Tōka Ebisu)
Night Market at Junkei-machi
Night Market at Junkei-machi (Junkei-machi yomise no zu)
Fish Market at Zakoba
Fish Market at Zakoba (Zakoba uoichi no zu)
Rice Market at Dōjima
Rice Market at Dōjima (Dōjima kome akinai)
Dengaku Dancing at the Onda Ritual of the Sumiyoshi Shrine
Dengaku Dancing at the Onda Ritual of the Sumiyoshi Shrine (Sumiyoshi Onda no saishiki dengaku no zu)
Cherry-blossom Viewing on the Hill of the Tenjin Shrine in Yasui
Cherry-blossom Viewing on the Hill of the Tenjin Shrine in Yasui (Yasui Tenjinyama hanami)
View of Dōtonbori
View of Dōtonbori (Dōtonbori no zu)
Kuken-chō in the Shinmachi Pleasure Quarter
Kuken-chō in the Shinmachi Pleasure Quarter (Shinmachi Kuken-chō)
Boats Docking at Hachikenya
Boats Docking at Hachikenya (Hachikenya chakusen no zu)

Famous Places in Kyoto
Kyōto meisho no uchi
京都名所之内

Date: ~1834
Publisher: Eisendō (Kawashō)
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 10
References: Memorial Catalogue (58), Strange, Stewart, van Vleck (p89-90), Albuquerque (270-276)

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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-ji)
Red Maple Leaves at Tsūtenkyō Bridge
Red Maple Leaves at Tsūtenkyō Bridge (Tsūtenkyō no momiji)
Cherry Trees in Full Bloom at Arashiyama
Cherry Trees in Full Bloom at Arashiyama (Arashiyama manka)
The Village of Yase
The Village of Yase (Yase no sato)
The Yodo River
The Yodo River (Yodogawa)
The Gion Shrine in Snow
The Gion Shrine in Snow (Gion-sha setchū)
The Willow Tree at the Gate of the Shimabara Pleasure Quarter
The Willow Tree at the Gate of the Shimabara Pleasure Quarter (Shimabara deguchi no yanagi)
Evening Shower along the Tadasu River
Evening Shower along the Tadasu River (Tadasugawara no yūdachi)
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (Kiyomizu)
Enjoying the Cool of Evening on the Riverbed at Shijō
Enjoying the Cool of Evening on the Riverbed at Shijō (Shijōgawara yūsuzumi)

Famous Places in Japan
Honchō meisho
本朝名所

Date: 1837
Publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotarō (Shōgendō)
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 15/15
References: Memorial Catalogue (75), Strange, Stewart, van Vleck (p87-88), Albuquerque (402)

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Ferry Boats on the Fuji River in Suruga Province
Ferry Boats on the Fuji River in Suruga Province (Sunshū Fujikawa watashibune no zu)
Kiyomigaseki in Suruga Province
Kiyomigaseki in Suruga Province (Sunshū Kiyomigaseki)
The Nunobiki Waterfall in Settsu Province
The Nunobiki Waterfall in Settsu Province (Sesshū Nunobiki no taki)
Mount Akiba in Tōtōmi Province
Mount Akiba in Tōtōmi Province (Enshū Akibayama)
Mount Fuji from Satta
Mount Fuji from Satta (Satta Fuji)
Seven-Mile Beach in Sagami Province
Seven-Mile Beach in Sagami Province (Sōshū Shichiri-ga-hama)
The Cave at Enoshima in Sagami Province
The Cave at Enoshima in Sagami Province (Sōshū Enoshima iwaya no zu)
The Moon Reflected in Rice Paddies at Sarashina in Shinano Province
The Moon Reflected in Rice Paddies at Sarashina in Shinano Province (Shinshū Sarashina tagoto no tsuki)
Pilgrims Climbing Up at Hōrai-ji Temple in Mikawa Province
Pilgrims Climbing Up at Hōrai-ji Temple in Mikawa Province (Sanshū Hōrai-ji gyōja-goe)
Tenpōzan in Osaka
Tenpōzan in Osaka (Ōsaka Tenpōzan)
Hot Spring at Hakone
Hot Spring at Hakone (Hakone tōjiba no zu)
View of Kanazawa in Musashi Province
View of Kanazawa in Musashi Province (Bushū Kanazawa fūkei)
Ama no Hashidate
Ama no Hashidate (Ama no Hashidate)
Sumiyoshi Beach at Demi
Sumiyoshi Beach at Demi (Settshu Sumiyoshi Demi-no hama.)
Maiko Beach in Harima Province
Maiko Beach in Harima Province (Banshū Maiko no hama)

Views of the Provinces
Shokoku Meisho

Date: early 1840s
Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tōbei, Kinkōdō, Shunkindō
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 1/?
References: Memorial Catalogue


Cherry Blossoms at Koganeibashi Bridge, Mount Fuji in Suruga Province and Monkey Bridge in Kai Province (Buyō Koganeibashi, Suruga Fujikawa no kei, Kōyō sarubashi no zu)

Harbours of Japan
Nihon minato zukushi
日本湊尽

Date: 1840-42
Publisher: Maruya Seijiō (Marusei, Jukakudō)
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 10/10
References: Memorial Catalogue (106), Strange, Stewart, van Vleck (p.91), Albuquerque (399-400)
There are day and night versions of Soshu Uraga.

Thanks to J Noel Chiappa for providing these prints.

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Uraga in Sagami Province
Uraga in Sagami Province
(Sōshū Uraga)
Uraga in Sagami Province
Uraga in Sagami Province
(Sōshū Uraga)
Mitsumata at Nakasu in the Eastern Capital
Mitsumata at Nakasu in the Eastern Capital
(Tōto Nakasu Mitsumata)
Marugame in Sanuki Province
Marugame in Sanuki Province
(Sanshū Marugame)
Teppōzu in Edo
Teppōzu in Edo
(Edo Teppōzu)
Shimonoseki in Nagato Province
Shimonoseki in Nagato Province
(Chōshū Shimonoseki)
Shinagawa in the Eastern Capital
Shinagawa in the Eastern Capital
(Tōto Shinagawa)
The Harbor at Shimizu in Suruga Province
The Harbor at Shimizu in Suruga Province
(Sunshū Shimizu minato)
The Mouth of the Aji River in Osaka
The Mouth of the Aji River in Osaka
(Ōsaka Ajikawaguchi)
Muro Harbor in Harima Province
Muro Harbor in Harima Province
(Banshū Muro-no-tsu)
Edo Bridge in the Eastern Capital
Edo Bridge in the Eastern Capital
(Tōto Edo-bashi)

Famous Views of the Kantō Region
Kantō meisho zue
関東名所図会

Date: 1843
Publisher: Jōshūya Kinzō
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 4/5
References: Albuquerque (401)

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Distant View of Naka-no-take in Kōzuke Province
Distant View of Naka-no-take in Kōzuke Province
(Kōzuke Naka-no-take enbō)
Kokufu-no-dai in Shimōsa Province
Kokufu-no-dai in Shimōsa Province
(Shimōsa Kokufu-no-dai)
The Kirifuri Waterfall in the Kurokami Mountains in Shimotsuke Province
The Kirifuri Waterfall in the Kurokami Mountains in Shimotsuke Province (Shimotsuke Kurokamiyama Kirifuri no taki)
The Rōben Waterfall at ōyama in Sagami Province
The Rōben Waterfall at ōyama in Sagami Province
(Sagami ōyama Rōben no Taki)

Famous Views of the Provinces
Shokoku Meisho
諸国名所

Date: 1840-42
Publisher: Aritaya Seiemon (Arisei), Yūeidō
Format: Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ōban)
Number of Prints: 19/?

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Enoshima in Sagami Province
(Sōshū Enoshima)

Hot Springs in Hakone
(Hakone Tōjiba)

Idemihama Beach at Sumiyoshi in Settsu Province
(Settsu Sumiyoshi Idemihama)

Ikaho Hotspring in Kōzuke Province
(Jōshū Ikaho Yumuro)

Kanazawahakkei in Musashi Province
(Bushū Kanazawahakkei)

Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto
(Keishi Kiyomizudera)

Koganei in Musashi Province
(Bushū Koganei)

Maikohama Beach in Harima Province
(Banshū Maikohama)

Mihogaura in Suruga Province
(Sunshū Mihogaura)

Moon in Paddy Fields at Sarashima in Shinano Province
(Shinshū Sarashina Tagoto no Tsuki)

Okuno-in near Mt. Haruna in Kōzuke Province
(Jōshū Harunasan Oku no In)

Plum Garden at Sugita in Musashi Province
(Bushū Sugita Baien)

Shichirigahama Beach in Sagami Province
(Sōshū Shichirigahama)

Suwa Lake in Shinshū Province
(Shinshū Suwako)

Tama River in Musashi Province
(Bushū Tamagawa no Zu)

The Togetsu Bridge at Arashiyama in Kyoto
(Kyō Arashiyama Togetsukyō)

Tone River in Shimōsa Province
(Shimōsa Tonegawa)

View of Matsushima in Michinoku Province
(Michinoku Matsushima Fūkei)

View of Mt. Tenpōzan in Naniwa
(Naniwa Tempōzan Fūkei)

Japanese and Chinese Poems for Recitation
(Wakan rōeishū)
和漢朗詠集

Date: 1842-43
Publisher: Jōshūya Kinzō
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 6/?

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Blossoming Plum
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Flying Geese and Full Moon
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Landscape in Moonlight
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Pine Tree
X
Swallows and Wisteria
X
Warbler and Camellia

Snow, Moon and Flowers at Famous Places
Meisho setsugekka
名所雪月花

Date: 1844-45
Publisher: Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudō)
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 3/3
References: Memorial Catalogue (126), Stewart, Albuquerque (415-417)

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Snow Scene at the Shrine of Benzaiten in the Pond at Inokashira
Snow Scene at the Shrine of Benzaiten in the Pond at Inokashira (Inokashira no ike Benzaiten no yashiro yuki no kei)
Catching Sweetfish in the Tama River under the Autumn Moon
Catching Sweetfish in the Tama River under the Autumn Moon (Tamagawa aki no tsuki ayugari no zu)
Cherry Trees in Bloom on the Embankment at Koganei
Cherry Trees in Bloom on the Embankment at Koganei (Koganei tsutsumi no hanazakari)

Harimaze Pictures of the Provinces
Kunizukushi harimaze zue

Date: 1852
Publisher: Fujiokaya Keijirō (Shōrindō)
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 18/18
References: Memorial Catalogue, Strange

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1 Yamashiro and Yamato Provinces

2 Kawachi, Settsu, and Isumi Provinces

3 Ise, Shima, and Iga Provinces

4 Mikawa, Owari, and Totomi Provinces

5 Suruga, Kai, and Izu Provinces

6 Sagami, Musashi, and Awa Provinces

7 Shimosa, Kazusa, and Hitachi Provinces

8 Mino, Omi, Shinano, and Hida Provinces

9 Dewa, Michinoku, Kotsuke, and Shimotsuke Provinces

10 Echizen, Wakasa, Kaga, and Noto Provinces

11 Echigo, Etchu, and Sado Provinces

12 Tango, Tajima, Tamba, and Inaba Provinces

13 Oki, Iwami, Hoki, and Izumo Provinces

14 Bizen, Mimasaka, Bitchu, and Harima Provinces

15 Nagato, Bingo, Aki, and Suo Provinces

16 Awaji, Kii, Iyo, Awa, Iyo, Sanuki, and Tosa Provinces

17 Bungo, Buzen, Chikuzen, Hizen, and Chikugo Provinces

18 Osumi, Hyuga, Higo, Satsuma, Tsushima, and Iki Provinces

Seven Hot Springs of Hakone
Hakone shichiyu zue
箱根七湯図絵

Date: 1852
Publisher: Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudō)
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 7/7
References: Stewart, Albuquerque (421-423)

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Ashinoyu
Ashinoyu
Dōgashima
Dōgashima
Kiga
Kiga
Miyanoshita
Miyanoshita
Sokokura
Sokokura
Tōnosawa
Tōnosawa
Yumoto
Yumoto

Untitled Series of Views of the Provinces

Date: 1854
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizō (Kōeidō)
Format: Ai-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 6/?

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Arashiyama and the Ōi River in Kyoto
Kyō Arashiyama Ōigawa
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Distant View of Enoshima in Sagami Province
Sōshū Ensohima chōbō
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Hanging Silk Waterfall in Settsu Province
Sesshū Nunobiki no taki
X
Matsuchiyama and the Sumida River in the Eastern Capital
Tōto Sumidagawa Matsuchiyama
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The Monkey Bridge in Kai Province
Kai no Saruhashi
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Scenery of Seven-Mile Beach in Kamakura
Kamakura Shichiri-ga-hama fūkei

Wrestling Matches between Mountains and Seas
Sankai mitate zumō
山海見立相撲

Date: 1858
Publisher: Yamadaya Shōjirō
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 20/20
References: Memorial Catalogue (209), Strange, Stewart, van Vleck (p110-112), Albuquerque (440-451)

Thanks to Olivier Baumann for originally putting me on to a number of these images.

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Mountains
Mount Yuga in Bizen Province
Mount Yuga in Bizen Province
(Bizen Yugayama)
Kamewari Pass in Echigo Province
Kamewari Pass in Echigo Province
(Echigo Kamewari tōge)
Elephant-head Mountain in Sanuki Province
Elephant-head Mountain in Sanuki Province
(Sanuki Zōzuzan)
Mount Arima in Settsu Province
Mount Arima in Settsu Province
(Settsu Arimayama)
Yunoo Pass in Echizen Province
Yunoo Pass in Echizen Province
(Echizen Yunoo tōge)
Mount Kiyozumi in Awa Province
Mount Kiyozumi in Awa Province
(Awa Kiyozumiyama)
Mount Kaso in Kazusa Province
Mount Kaso in Kazusa Province
(Kazusa Kasozan)
Mount Ōyama in Sagami Province
Mount Ōyama in Sagami Province
(Sagami Ōyama)
Mount Tatsu in Harima Province
Mount Tatsu in Harima Province
(Harima Tatsuyama)
Mount Tateyama in Etchū Province
Mount Tateyama in Etchū Province
(Etchu Tateyama)
Sea Ports
Mouth of the Aji River in Settsu Province
Mouth of the Aji River in Settsu Province
(Settsu Ajikawaguchi)
Kisarazu in Kazusa Province
Kisarazu in Kazusa Province
(Kazusa Kisarazu)
Harbor at Muro in Harima Province
Harbor at Muro in Harima Province
(Harima Muro-no-tsu)
Tanokuchi in Bizen Province
Tanokuchi in Bizen Province
(Bizen Tanokuchi)
Mikuni in Echizen Province
Mikuni in Echizen Province
(Echizen Mikuni)
Niigata in Echigo Province
Niigata in Echigo Province
(Echigo Niigata)
Harbor at the Old Provincial Capital in Etchū Province
Harbor at the Old Provincial Capital in Etchū Province
(Etchū Kokokufu minato)
Kominato in Awa Province
Kominato in Awa Province
(Awa Kominato)
Uraga in Sagami Province
Uraga in Sagami Province
(Sagami Uraga)
Marugame in Sanuki Province
Marugame in Sanuki Province
(Sanuki Marugame)

Harimaze Pictures of the Road to Oyama
Ōyama dōchū harimaze zue
大山道中張交図絵

Date: 1858
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 3/3
References: Memorial Catalogue (231), Strange

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Sheet 1
Sheet 1
Sheet 2
Sheet 2
Sheet 3
Sheet 3

Miscellaneous Narrow Format Prints

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Ko-tanzaku format
References: Ko-tanzaku format

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Descending Geese at Tsukuda Island
Publisher: Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudō)
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Landscape with Cliff
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Landscape with Natural Bridge
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Landscape with Waterfall
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The Monkey Bridge in Winter
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Asuka Hill in the Eastern Capital
Tōto Asukayama no zu
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Mount Fuji and the Fuji River