Shono, from the ‘Fifty-three Post-Stations of the Tokaido’ series
|Artist||By Utagawa Hiroshige|
|Period||Edo period, 19th century|
|Materials and techniques||Woodblock, yoko-oban-size, nishiki-e|
From Ishiyakushi, the Tōkaidō highway heads to Suzuka River then turns upstream, arriving at Shōno. The scene depicts travelers caught in a torrential rain on the highway near the Shōno lodging station, about three kilometers from Ishiyakushi.