St. Faith's Street
Artist: Hiroshige, Utagawa (1797-1858)
Title: Act XI. Fifth Episode. Ronin being stopped and prevented from crossing Ryogoku Bridge
Series: The Loyal League of the 47 Ronin
Japanese Series: Chushingura (16 prints)
Date: Edo Period
The Ronin are stopped from crossing the Ryogoku Bridge by representatives of the Shogun. They are forced to find a different route on which to continue their journey.