Sakasai Ferry; Hiroshige Japanese Woodblock Print

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Original Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock
Uo-ya Eikichi 1918 Second Edition Print
Sakasai Ferry
Series; 100 Famous Views of Edo

This beautiful 1918 second edition original by Uo-ya Eikichi- In 1918 the descendents of the original publisher of Hiroshige's beautiful 100 Views of Edo series embarked on a project that would be their most important of the 20th century. The Uo-ya Eikichi publishing company had survived the tumultuous times of the Meiji restoration and early Meiji years. They had continued to produce woodblock prints, both for new artists, and new releases, as well as later printings of their older series. Throughout woodblock print making history, the original blocks, and right to produce prints from those blocks, has been a highly valuable and coveted part of a publishing company's business. So, in 1918, with the continued
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