Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Japan Letter-Writing Week FDC

Japan FDC
Name: International Letter-Writing Week 2007

Issue date: 2007 September 28th

The stamps depict three of "Fifty-three station of the Tokaido Road (Hoeido edition)" by Hiroshige (1797-1858), ukiyoe artist in the late Edo era. These are in possession of Hiraki Ukiyoe Museum. Hodogaya is in Kanagawa, Arai is in Shizuoka, and Kusatsu is in Shiga.

1. Hodogaya (Kanagawa)
2. Ari (Shizuoka)
3. Kusatsu (Shiga)

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