St. Faith's Street
Artist: Hiroshige, Utagawa (1797-1858)
Title: No.27 Kakegawa – A distant view of Mount Akiba
Series: The 53 Stations of the Tokaido
Japanese Series: Tokaido gojunsantsugi no uchi
Date: Edo Period, c.1833-34
Travellers struggle against the wind, while others fly kites as they cross the high bridge over the Kake River. Beneath the bridge peasants are transplanting rice in the fields.