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Ueno Park Horse Racing Stands from the series Great Scenic Places in Tokyo

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Ueno Park Horse Racing Stands

from the series Great Scenic Places in Tokyo

by Utagawa Masanobu, c. 1885

IHL Cat. #579

About This Print

One of many prints depicting the horse racing track at Ueno Park that operated from 1884 until 1892.  For other prints depicting the track and a history of the racecourse see this collection's print Illustration of Horse Racing at Shinobazu Ueno.


Print Details

 IHL Catalog
 #579
 Title or Description  Horse Racing Stands at Ueno Park (Ueno Koen Keiba-sha 上野公園競馬舎)
 Series Great Famous Places in Tokyo (Tokyo menuki meishō 東京目貫銘勝)
 Artist  Utagawa Masanobu (fl. 1882-1887)
 Signature  Baido Masanoubu hitsu
 Seal  none
 Publication Date  c. 1885
 Publisher  unread (possibly 児玉 蜍吉)
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition excellent - printer marks in margins
 Genre  ukiyo-e; meisho-e
 Miscellaneous  
 Format  vertical oban
 H x W Paper
 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (36.2 x 24.8 cm)
 H x W Image 13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (33.7 x 24.1 cm)
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