Beautiful Women at Famous Places (Bijin Meisho Awase)

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The Bijin Meisho Awase or Beautiful Women at Famous Places is generally listed as a series of 12 triptych prints. However the actuality is a little more complex, the first 6 prints are actually titled Hana bijin meisho awase and were issued from September 1895 to October the following year. The series continued under the title Bijin meisho awase, these were issued from May 1897 to May 1901. The prints are beautifully detailed, several prints come in variant colors and the thickness of the washi (paper) also varies between editions.

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