To-ji is a Shingon Buddhist temple in the Minami-ku ward of Kyoto, Japan. Founded in 796, it was one of the only three Buddhist temples allowed in the city at the time it became the capital of Japan. This print depicts the pagoda in the background rising over a forest in autumn and a large lantern in the foreground on which the words To-ji is written. The Five-story pagoda stands 54.8 m high, and is the tallest wooden tower in Japan.
Format is Chuban yoko-e. Pristine unused condition. This print comes from the subsection “Ten Views of the Rakuchu Section of Kyoto.” Carver is Kitamura Shoichi and printer is Harada Osamu.