Condition: Great, w/ minimal signs of age, unposted card. Packed in a protective sleeve.
"Tori-no-ichi is an annual festival that has been celebrated at shrines and temples throughout Japan since the Edo period. It is traditionally held in November, on days that the lunar calendar designates as days of the rooster. On these auspicious days, people wish for good fortune and business prosperity." This Series Features: Religious and noted places of Edo in connection with the twelve Oriental Zodiac, Ukiyo-e.
Artist: Japanese artist Yōshū Chikanobu (Toyohara Chikanobu 1838-1912), was prolific in the world of woodblock prints. "Over the past several decades collectors and historians have come to realize the cultural impact of his work. Creating throughout the Meiji Period (1868-1912), his works covered famous ukiyo-e themes including beautiful women, warriors, scenes of nature, cultural events and more.”