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”

Fujisawa-syuku

Manga Picture scroll “Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaidou”

Enoshima Island

Contemporary Picture of Genji: Chigo-ga-fuchi Abyss of Enoshima Island”

Spacial exhibition

Hara : from the series “Fifty-three Stations of the Toukaiodu Highway”