St. Faith's Street
Artist: Hiroshige, Utagawa (1797-1858)
Title: No.15 Yoshiwara – Mount Fuji on the left
Series: The 53 Stations of the Tokaido
Japanese Series: Tokaido gojunsantsugi no uchi
Date: Edo Period, c.1833-34
Three female travellers, led by a manservant, pass along a road through a rice field. The pine trees would have provided some welcome shade on this part of the journey along the Tokaido Way.