Sketches of Geographic Locations in Japan: Picture of the Port at Nigata, Echigo
(Nihon chishi ryakuzu: Nigata no kuni, Echigo)
the series title Nihon chishi ryakuzu in the red cartouche, the print title, Nigata no kuni, in the yellow cartouche, and the location, Echigo no kuni in the pink text panel; signed Hiroshige ga, the print number from the series, sanjukyu (39) in lower right corner, dated on the left margin, kyunen sangatsu sanka (9th year  March 3), followed by the price, 1 sen 5 rin, published by Fujiokaya Keijiro, 1876
chuban yoko-e 7 1/4 by 9 5/8 in., 18.3 by 24.4 cm
The British Museum, accession no. 1973,0723,0.34 (album of 74 prints from the series)
(inv. no. 10-5391)
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