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Ukiyoe Series

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"Ukiyoe Series 2011"
Date of Issue: 1st August 2011
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Stamps 1-5 depict images of the series "Meisho Edo Hyakkei" (One Hundred Famous Views of Edo) of Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and stamps 6-10 depict portraits of beauties in Edo period.  
(Edo, Yedo or Yeddo is the former name of Tokyo)
Stamps 2 and 5 show the Mt. Fuji in the background.

  1. The Snail Hall at the Temple of the Five Hundred Arhats (picture 70).
  2. Prosperity Throughout the City during the Tanabata Festival (picture 73).
    (Mt. Fuji in the background)
  3. The Plum Orchard at Kamata (picture 27).
  4. The Eight Streets and Sujichigai (picture 9).
  5. The Old Man's Tea Shop at Meguro (picture 84).
    (Mt. Fuji in the background)
  6. Woman, (Utamaro Kitagawa).
  7. The third generation, Ichikawa Komazou - Daishichi Shiga. (Syaraku Tousyusai).
  8. Toujisanbijin, Three beautiful women. (Utamaro Kitagawa).
  9. The second generation, Tomisaburo Segawa -Kurando, Oogishi's wife Yadorigi
  10. One of six famous beautiful women Hanaoogi Oogiya (Utamaro Kitagawa).

(Mount Fuji (main)
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