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Digital Media Bank ID: 94151
Original Filename: 1 FATMP000967.jpg
Description: From 'One Hundred Famous Views of Edo'. Japanese street scene at night, figures with dark shadows and several animals in a street lined with shops. In the sky is a full moon.

Notable for the use of peoples' shadows giving the impression of puppets on a stage; the street was home to the kabuki and bunraku theatres.

There are 3 Kabuki theatres by the right of the street. The town was named "Saruwaka-machi", from Saruwaka Kanzaburo (Nakamura Kanzaburo). He is the founder of Edo Kabuki.

This is no. 90 of the 100 views
Categories: Timeline/ 1850s, Collections/ Fine Art  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: James Pike www.jimpix.com
Licence: Public Domain / CC0

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Prints
Title (of Artwork / Object): Night View of Saruwaka Street
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Utagawa Hiroshige
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1856
Description (Object or Artwork): From 'One Hundred Famous Views of Edo'. Japanese street scene at night, figures with dark shadows and several animals in a street lined with shops. In the sky is a full moon.

Notable for the use of peoples' shadows giving the impression of puppets on a stage; the street was home to the kabuki and bunraku theatres.

There are 3 Kabuki theatres by the right of the street. The town was named "Saruwaka-machi", from Saruwaka Kanzaburo (Nakamura Kanzaburo). He is the founder of Edo Kabuki.

This is no. 90 of the 100 views.

File info

Media: Image
Size: 16.78 MB; 4620 x 6058 pixels; 391 x 513 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1222 x 1603 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FATMP000967
Date Created: 09/05/2019 13:59