Famous Views of Edo Mirrored by Beautiful Girls

(Edo meisho bijin kagami, 江戸名所美人鏡)

Publisher: Izumi-ya Ichibei

c. 1833

 

This series combines landscapes with beautiful women (bijin).á It is listed as number 144 in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).á The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ˘ban.

 

 

Title: Muk˘jima (向島)

 

 

Title: Ryogoku (両国)

 

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Title: Eitai Bashi (永代橋)

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image.

 

 

 

Another state of the above design

 

ôRobinsonö indicates listing in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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