The series title is in the vertical rectangular cartouche in the top right corner; the title of each individual print is in the fan-shaped cartouche to its left.
The series dates from the end of middle period of Hiroshige II's career, when he was about thirty-seven years old. At this point, he was using the name 'Hiroshige', since his master Hiroshige I had died (in 1858), and Hiroshige II had taken over the gō 'Hiroshige'; the prints in this series are signed 'Hiroshige'.
Series of prints on the theme of the Six Jewel Rivers were popular in the genre of landscape prints. The name is often written with the characters 玉川.
|Images||Number||Date||Title (Kanji)||Title (Rōmaji)||Title (English)||Description|
|1863/?||摂津 檮衣 之 玉川||Settsu Kinuta no Tamagawa||Jewel River Kinuta in Settsu Province|
|1863/?||近江 野路 之 玉川||Ōmi Noji no Tamagawa||Jewel River Noji in Ōmi Province|
|1863/11||紀伊 高野 之 玉河||Kii kōya no tamagawa||Jewel River Kōya in Kii Province|
|1863/?||武蔵 調布 之 玉川||Musashi Chōfu no Tamagawa||Jewel River of Chōfu in Musashi Province|
|1863/11?||陸奥 野田 之 玉河||Mutsu Noda no Tamagawa||Jewel River of Noda in Mutsu Province|
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