Prints proudly advertised the recent successes of the Meiji period. Scenic View of Tokyo Enlightenment: Picture of Stone Construction at Kyobashi and Prosperity of Brick and Stone Shops on Both Sides of Ginza Street is a panoramic view of the Ginza district, that shows the new inner-city transportation system and utilities, and emphasizes the new architecture of Tokyo. These cityscapes illustrate the bustle of street-life, and convey the vitality and exhilaration that progress brought to Meiji Japan. During the 1870s, many prints were published to document this building boom.
Vancouver Museum, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts,

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