MS 7279 A pictorial map of the Inland Sea coast showing scenic and historical places of interest

Collection ID:
Utagawa, Sadahide, 1807-1873
Iseya Shōnosuke, of Shōgyokudō, Yokohama
Physical Description:
1 Sheet
36 x 146.5 cm

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sadahide, also known as Utagawa Sadahide, is a ukiyo-e painter and print artist who worked in Edo and Yokohama. He is one of the eleven Japanese printmakers who presented their works at the Paris Exposition of 1876, receiving the Legion d'Honneur for his part in the exhibition. Gountei is a nom de plume, as is Gyokuransai.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7279
NAA INV 10000048

Former Title or Title Variations
Former Title or Title Variations
Dai Nippon kairiku meisho zue circa 1864

Local Note
Local Note
Color woodblock print

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7279, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
The map was collected during the 1930s. It was part of the exhibit "Around the World," held at the Historic Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 31-August 5, 1939.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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