Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858)
Atagoshita and Yabu Lane
From the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Japan, Edo period (1615–1868), 1857
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Gift of James A. Michener, 1991

The stream visible in the lower right, known as the Sakuragawa (literally, "Cherry Blossom River"), is a drainage channel that carried sewage approximately one mile south and emptied into the Furukawa River.

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