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The Horikiri’en A Japanese Garden in Tokyo

Jun 6, 2017

 

The Horikiri Garden is especially famous for its Irises and these flowers have come to be featured in postcards over the centuries.
Above is a card from early 20th century, published by Tomboya between 1907-1918.

 

below one of the famous woodblock prints by Utagawa Hiroshige  (Boston, Museum of Fine Arts) .

 

 

 

The Horikiri Garden is located in Horikiri 2-19-1, Katsushika District, Tokyo. Entrance is free of charge. Opening Hours are from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.

 

Photocredits:
Wikipedia, https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c26322c6-3b43-69f1-e040-e00a18061651
By Utagawa Hiroshige I, published by Uoya Eikichi (1797 – 1858) –
Artist (Japanese) Details of artist on Google Art Project [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

 

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