Illustrations of visitors from abrord at Enoshima Island
Introduction of the Exhibition
This exhibition is of ukiyo-e works and material of visitors from countries abroad and areas beyond the Sagami Province illustrated at Enoshima Island.
Material referring to the Enno Gyōja – the Founder of Mountain Ascetics―, the High Priest Kūkai, Nichiren and the Korean Ambassadors in the Edo Period is also exhibited.
We introduce Samuel Cocking: British trade merchant and Edward S. Morse: American zoologist both visiting in the modern times.
53 Stations of the Toukaido
Mitsuke, from the series “Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaidou”
Manga Picture scroll “Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaidou”
Contemporary Picture of Genji: Chigo-ga-fuchi Abyss of Enoshima Island”
Hara : from the series “Fifty-three Stations of the Toukaiodu Highway”