Great Lantern at the Kannon Temple, Asakusa
(Asakusa Sensoji Dai Chochin)
Signed Shiro with artist's seal Shiro saku. The title along the upper right margin, Asakusa Sensoji dai chochin. The date on the lower right margin, Showa kyunen haru (Showa 9 , spring), followed by the publisher's seal Hanken shoyu Watanabe Shozaburo (Copyright ownership Watanabe Shozaburo).
oban tate-e 39.2 by 26.4 cm
Koyama Shuko, Beautiful Shin Hanga- Revitalization of Ukiyo-e, Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum, 2009, p. 124, no. 3-33
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