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Mitono - 69 Stations Of The Kisokaido by Hiroshige

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Depiction of: From Nojiri, travellers had to pass through a narrow perilous road along the Kiso River before entering Midono. This post town was as prosperous as Tsumago, which came next.

Date: circa 1847

Size: 9.5 x 14 inches

Condition: Toned, backed to repair holes and some worn areas. (Matted print)

Description: At the Tokakuji Temple, there is an image of Buddha sculpted by Enkyu, a famous priest sculptor who travelled around the country with the aim of creating 120,000 Buddhist statues. The red and white ume (apricot) flowers indicate the arrival of spring

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