||Tokaido Meisho – Hizakurige Gajo|
Famous Places along the Tokaido – Shank's Mare
||Album of 70 pages – 60 pages of prints, 10 of text; plus covers (14 1/8" X 9 3/4")|
||Minor stains on last few pages, covers worn |
This is a Tokaido series based on the novel Hizakurige (Shank's Mare – A Journey on Foot) by Jippensha Ikku. It tells the raucous story of two travelers, Kitahachi and Yajirobei, who have many misadventures in their trip along the Tokaido. The first print in the series is a portrait of the two. Five prints are shown here.