Edo was a unique city, dense urban buildings adjoining it with rice paddies, orchards, parks of temples and sanctuaries. The Tonegawa River was famous in the Edo period for its abundance of carp. Hiroshige depicts carp fishing on the Tonegawa River, and this happens in the city of Edo. This is the only engraving that does not have a place name. Barabara-maiau is, most likely, a pine tree, standing at a distance from each other and having bizarre outlines.
The artist placed them in the background of the engraving. In the present sheet he again uses the method of contrasting contrasting plans, depicting in