Hodogaya (Shinkame Bridge), in The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road (Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi-no Uchi)

Woodblock print in colored ink on paper | c. 1834

Ando Hiroshige

Scene of busy merchants quickly crossing the Shimmachi bridge into town. Two women are sitting enjoying a cup of tea at the base of the bridge. A row of colorful rooftops continues into the distance and under the hilltop of a large mountain.

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