Edo: in the centre is a large mixed-style building planned as a hotel and residence for visiting foreigners

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Edo: in the centre is a large mixed-style building planned as a hotel and residence for visiting foreigners; in the foreground is the Edo townscape in highly conventional form. Colour woodcut, 1869. Assorted foreigners, strangely represented, appear in this scene of activity along the city's main maritime quay; especially the stylized depiction of foreigners in the top left and the Union Jack flying from the temporary residence of an 'english worthy'. Created 1869. Work ID: wakv4ch6.

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