Nichiren's Memorial Day at Ikegami Honganji

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Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)

Nichiren's Memorial Day at Ikegami Honganji, from the series 'Thirty Six Points of Edo Pride', 1864
Print, woodblock

Donated by Mrs A.P. Mathewson, 1914
Museum number 1914-178-46

Each year on the thirteenth day in October is the Memorial Day for Nichiren, a 13th century Japanese Buddhist reformer. In the foreground, a woman and her two children join the crowds on the approach path to Honganji temple in Ikegami, Edo.

Nichiren's Memorial Day at Ikegami Honganji
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