Bijin-ga (Portrait of a beauty)
The ukiyo-e series introduces famous restaurants in Edo, where numerous restaurants, tea shops, and sake bars used to flourish. While it is visually pleassant, this series also played the role of a guidebook, similar to tourist guidebooks in the present day.
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Published: Late Edo (Middle of the 1800s)
National Diet Library