'Night Rain at the Paulownia Grove at Akasaka' from the series 'One Hundred Famous Views of Edo'
This original postcard woodblock print depicts the village at Akasaka, which has a grove of Paulownia trees. Silhouetted travelers are walking up the hill under a torrent of rain, while visitors go about their business in the village below. The colors are superb. This scarce unposted postcard dates to c1920s-30s. The postcard measures 5.5" x 3.5". It is in a black frame, 7" x 5". P8625 $65.00