Spring - Nosy Crow Skip to content

Spring

Spring
'Cherry Blossom Viewing in Ueno' by Utagawa Hiroshige, woodblock print, Japan, published 1847–1852

Japan is famous for its cherry blossom season, which lasts for a little over one week in the spring. In this print design, women and a child are on a pleasure-trip to a temple in Ueno, located in the north-east of Edo (today’s Tokyo).

Text and website © Nosy Crow Ltd 2024

Images © The Trustees of the British Museum