Shirasuga, the Slope at Shiomi (Shirasuga, Shiomizaka zu) from the series Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido Road (TÃ´kaidÃ´ gojÃ»san tsugi no uchi). This famous set of color woodblock prints appeared between 1833-34 and was published by HÃ´eidÃ´ and SenkakudÃ´. Good condition.
One of a series of views of Tokyo famous places (Edo in feudal times). Hiroshige signature is at left. In upper right is series cartouche, Edo Meisho, which identifies the print as coming from one of several series of prints by Hiroshige that were published with this title; one such series of 45 prints was published in 1853. Titles say, beginning at left :Edo Famous Places (Edo Meisho), Kameido, Plum View Tea House, Hiroshige. (Yamanka). Image depicts a multitude of people in various acts outside:walking, talking, sitting on large benches and carrying trays. Image size 8-1/8 (L) x 13-1/8 (W).