Kunisada - 36 Prides of Edo - Ryogoku Fireworks

Kunisada - 36 Prides of Edo - Ryogoku Fireworks

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Kunisada and Hiroshige II

Toyokuni III and Hiroshige II
江戸自慢三十六興 両国大花火 本物浮世絵 風景 

Geisha watching fireworks in Ryogoku. There are shouts of "Tamaya" and "Kagiya" when watching fireworks, which are the names of pyrotechnicians. It became famous because Kagiya, a 6th generation Yahei was in charge of the Kawabiraki fireworks in Ryogoku.

The Kawabiraki fireworks in Ryogoku began to dominate the upstream side of Ryogoku Bridge, and Kagiya's downstream side.


Publisher: Hiranoya Shinzô (Aikindô)

Date: 1864

Condition: Good color, some dirt and wear, not backed.