Art print of the Nakasendō Highway, 1880s
Art print of the Nakasendō Highway, 1880s
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Nakasendo Highway

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Modern museum quality giclée print on heavy fine art paper enlarged from an original 19th century photograph by Japanese photographer Kimbei Kusakabe (1841–1934).

Artwork Details

A traveller observes the Kisogawa River near Agematsu-juku, the thirty-eighth of the sixty-nine stations of the Nakasendo, now located in Kiso, Nagano Prefecture. The Nakasendo was one of the two routes that connected Edo (modern-day Tokyo) to Kyoto.

Kimbei Kusakabe, ca. 1880s. Hand tinted albumen print. Duits Collection.


The original albumen print was hand tinted in the 19th century by traditionally trained Japanese artisans.

Unframed fine art print, custom made upon your order
Giclée printed on certified museum quality archival paper (Hahnemühle Fine Art) for highest age resistance
Matte premium inkjet coating for perfect reproduction of colors, detail and pictorial depth
Printed with a white border for easy framing (0.39" | 1cm)
Professionally packaged for safe shipping
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Production Time

72 hours

Delivery Time

7~14 working days

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