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Ferry at Rokugo, in The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road (Kawasaki, Rokugo Watashi-bune Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi-no Uchi)

Five passengers and the man rowing the boat are sailing across the Tama River. The shoreline of Kawasaki shows other merchants and the sort waiting to board the boat. On the left side is a lone man wearing red, standing on a large pile of bamboo. Behind the figures are the tops of buildings and houses. Far into the background is Mt. Fuji on the right side, surrounded by streaks of red clouds it's the base.

Credit: Gift of Mary Rutherford Jay...

c. 1834
Woodblock print in colored ink on paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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