Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858)
Shitaya Hirokōji
From the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Japan, Edo period (1615–1868), 1856
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Gift of James A. Michener, 1991

The right half of this print features the storefront of the silk dealer Matsuzakaya, which was established in 1611 and has thereafter grown to become one of the largest department stores in Tokyo.

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