Fifty-three Pairings for the Tokaido Road
Tōkaidō gojūsan tsui
東海道五十三対

Date: ~1845–46 (Kōka 2–3)
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 58 (20/20 Hiroshige prints)
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.251 #43), Strange , Stewart, van Vleck (p.53), Albuquerque (236-240), Kunisada Project, Kuniyoshi Project, Boston MFA

The traditions and historical characters associated with the Stations of the Tokaido by Hiroshige, Kunisada (signed Toyokuni) and Kuniyoshi. Otherwise known as 53 Parallels for the Tokaido Road.

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Kuniyoshi
1 Nihonbashi
日本橋
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
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Kuniyoshi
2 Shinagawa: Shirai Gonpachi
品川 白井権八
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
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Kuniyoshi
3 Kawasaki: The Death of Nitta Yoshioki at the Yaguchi Ferry
川崎 新田義興
Publisher: Kojimaya Jūbei
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Kunisada
4 Kanagawa: The Tomb of Urashima
(Kanagawa no eki, Urashima-zuka)
神奈川の駅 浦島づか
Publisher: Enshūya Matabei
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Kuniyoshi
5 Hodogaya: Yura Hyōgo, His Wife (Nyōbō) Minato, and Shinozuka Hachirō
保土ヶ谷 由良兵庫 女房みなと 篠塚八郎
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudō)
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Hiroshige
6 Totsuka: The Cry of the Cuckoo
戸塚 廓公
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.1)
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Kuniyoshi
7 Fujisawa: Oguri Hangan
藤沢 小栗判官
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
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Hiroshige
8 Hiratsuka: Inage Saburō Shigenari
平塚 稲毛三郎重成
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.2)
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Kuniyoshi
9 Ōiso: Tora Gozen and Soga no Jūrō
大磯 虎御前 曽我十郎
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudō)
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Kuniyoshi
10 Odawara (Odawara no eki): Minamoto Yoritomo and Hōjō Masako
小田原の駅 源頼朝と北条政子
Publisher: Enshūya Matabei
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Kuniyoshi
11 Hakone: Soga no Gorō
箱根 曽我五郎
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
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Hiroshige
11 Hakone
箱根
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.3)
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Hiroshige
12 Mishima: The Mishima Festival on the 6th Day of the 1st Month
(Shōgatsu muika Mishima matsuri no zu)
三嶋 正月六日三嶋祭の図
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.4)
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Kuniyoshi
13 Numazu: Travellers
沼津 旅人
Publisher: Kojimaya Jūbei
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Hiroshige
14 Hara: The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter (Taketori monogatari), Kaguya-hime, the Old Bamboo Cutter (Taketori no okina)
原 竹とり物語 かくや姫 竹取の翁
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.05)
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Kuniyoshi
15 Yoshiwara: Waterbirds at the Battle of Fuji River
(Fujikawa mizutori)
吉原 藤川水鳥
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
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Kuniyoshi
16 Kanbara: The Old Story of the Six Pine Trees
(Kanbara no eki, roppon matsu no koji)
蒲原の駅 六本松の故事
Publisher: Enshūya Matabei
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Kuniyoshi
17 Yui: Local Fisherwoman
由井 汐を汲み、鮑をとって生業とする賎の女
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudō)
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Hiroshige
18 Okitsu: Scenery of Tago Bay
(Tago no ura fūkei)
興津 田子の浦風景
Publisher: Enshûya Matabei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.6)
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Hiroshige
19 Ejiri: The Story of the Pine Tree of the Feather Cloak at Miho Bay
(Miho no ura hagoromo matsu no yurai)
江尻 三保の浦 羽衣松の由来
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.7)
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Hiroshige
20 Fuchū: Women Picking Tea Leaves
府中 茶摘
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.8)
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Hiroshige
21 Maruko (=Mariko): The Old Station of Tegoshi
(Tegoshi no koeki)
丸子 手越の古駅
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.9)
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Kuniyoshi
22 Okabe: The Story of the Cat Stone
岡部 猫石のはなし
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
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Kuniyoshi
23 Fujieda: Priest Renshō, Formerly Kumagai Naozane
藤枝 熊谷直実改蓮生法師
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
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Kunisada
24 Shimada: The Ōi River
(Shimada no eki Ōigawa)
島田の駅大井川
Publisher: Enshūya Matabei
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Hiroshige
25 Kanaya: Crossing the Ōi River
金谷 大井川
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.10)
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Kuniyoshi
26 Nissaka: The Nightly Weeping Rock
日坂 小夜の中山夜啼石
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
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Kuniyoshi
27 Kakegawa: Fukuoka Mitsugi
掛川 福岡貢
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
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Kunisada
28 Fukuroi: The Legend of Sakura-ga-ike
(Sakura-ga-ike no yurai)
袋井 桜か池の由来
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
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Kuniyoshi
29 Mitsuke: The Cranes with Golden Tags (Kinsatsu no tsuru)
見附 金札鶴(きんさつのつる)
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
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Hiroshige
29 Mitsuke
見附
Publisher: Enshuya Matabei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.11)
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Kuniyoshi
30 Hamamatsu (Hamamatsu no eki): Taira no Shigehira
浜松の駅 平重衡
Publisher: Enshūya Matabei
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Kuniyoshi
31 Maisaka (Maisaka no eki): Kezori Kuemon
舞阪の駅 毛剃九右衛門
Publisher: Enshūya Matabei
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Kunisada
32 Arai: Woman with Travel Diary
あらゐ 旅日記
Publisher: Kojimaya Jûbei
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Hiroshige
33 Shirasuka: The Legend of Onnaya (Onnaya no den)
白須賀 女谷之伝
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō) Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.12)
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Hiroshige
34 Futakawa: Yaji and Kitahachi from Hizakurige
二川 膝栗毛三篇下に曰 弥次 北八
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.13)
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Kunisada
35 Yoshida: Woman Beckoning from Balcony
吉田 二階よりまねく美人
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
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Kuniyoshi
36 Goyu: The Thatched Hut of Yamamoto Kansuke
(Yamamoto Kansuke sōro)
御油 山本勘助草廬
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
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Hiroshige
37 Akasaka: The Story of Miyajiyama (Miyajiyama no koji)
赤坂 宮路山の故事
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.14)
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Kuniyoshi
38 Fujikawa: Fujikawa Mizuemon
藤川 藤川水右衛門
Publisher: Kojimaya Jūbei
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Hiroshige
39 Okazaki: Yahagi Station
(Yahagi no shuku), Jōruri-hime
岡崎 矢矧の宿 浄瑠璃姫
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.15)
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Kuniyoshi
40 Chiryū: Ariwara Narihira at Yatsuhashi
池鯉鮒 八橋
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
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Kunisada
41 Narumi: Woman Doing Arimatsu Shibori Tie-dying
鳴海 有松絞り
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
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Kunisada
42 Miya: The Grave of the Returning Spirit
(Miya no eki, Hangonzuka)
宮乃駅 反魂塚
Publisher: Enshūya Matabei
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Kuniyoshi
43 Kuwana: The Story of the Sailor Tokuzō
(Funanori Tokuzō no den)
桑名 船のり徳蔵の傳
Publisher: Kojimaya Jūbei
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Kunisada
44 Yokkaichi: Mirage of the Clam's Palace at Nako-no-umi (Nako-no-umi kaiyagura)
四日市 那古海蜃楼(なこのうみかひやぐら)
Publisher: Kojimaya Jūbei
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Kuniyoshi
45 Ishiyakushi: Minamoto Yoshitsune
石薬師 義経
Publisher: Kojimaya Jūbei
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Kuniyoshi
46 Shōno: Sasaki Shirō Takatsuna
庄野 佐々木四郎高綱
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
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Hiroshige
47 Kameyama: Woman Dreaming of Omatsu, Gennojō, and Sodesuke
亀山 おまつ 源之丞 袖助
Publisher: Ibaya Kyûbei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.16)
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Hiroshige
48 Seki: Priest Ikkyū and the Hell Courtesan (Jigoku-dayū)
関 一休和尚と地獄太夫
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.17)
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Hiroshige
49 Sakanoshita: The Origin of the Suzuka Shrine on Mount Suzuka (Suzukayama Suzuka no jinja no yurai)
坂の下 すすか山鈴鹿の神社の由来
Publisher: Enshūya Matabei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.18)
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Kuniyoshi
50 Tsuchiyama: General Tamura and the Demon of the Suzuka Mountains
土山 田村将軍の鈴鹿山鬼神退治
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
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Kuniyoshi
51 Minakuchi: The Story of Ōiko
水口 大井子
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
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Kuniyoshi
52 Ishibe: Woman with Toothbrush
石部 歯を磨く美人
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
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Kuniyoshi
53 Kusatsu: Tawara Tōda and the Dragon Woman (Ryūjo)
草津 田原藤太 龍女
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudō)
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Kuniyoshi
54 Ōtsu: Tosa Matabei and His Wife
東海道五十三対 大津 又平妻 土佐又平
Main image signed Kuniyoshi
Inset signed Hiroshige
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
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Hiroshige
54 Ōtsu
大津
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.19)
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Hiroshige
55 Kyōto: View from the Great Bridge at Sanjō (Sanjō Ōhashi)
京 三条大橋
Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei
Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (#43.20)