東海道五十三次雙録. [Tōkaidō gojūsan‐tsugi sugoroku]. [53 Stations of the Tokaido Sugoroku]. CHŌJŪRŌ KATADA, 片田長治郎.

東海道五十三次雙録. [Tōkaidō gojūsan‐tsugi sugoroku].
[53 Stations of the Tokaido Sugoroku].

東京. [Tokyo]. 片田長治郎. [Katada, Chōjūrō]. 明治 21 [ 1888]. Stock ID #170836

Colour woodblock sugoroku, 37.5 x 48.5cm, upper margin trimmed, small chip right margin, occasional barely visible pin holes. A bright attractive copy.

In this colourful sugoroku game, players travel from Kyoto to Tokyo through 53 stations of the Tokaido, the end goal being the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Each of the 53 stations are illustrated with famous landmarks. Mt Fuji appears often as the journey reaches the regions around Shizuoka and Tokyo.

This sugoroku was published by Katada Chojiro who was a well-known woodblock carver and publisher of Ukiyo-e in Meiji period. He died at the age of 66 in 1919.

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