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Hanjimono (watch and guess puzzle)

Guess the words and meaning
of the pictures inside the frames.

Displayed on the material

In the Edo period, there were many printed puzzles published to allow people to guess hidden
words and meaning of pictures. This one here not only hides the place names, it also hides the title
outside the frames and even the name of the printer. Can you guess the words inside the frames and the meaning of the pictures?
How to play: By moving your mouse inside the hanji picture, answers representing the direction, area name, and place name will be displayed.


Illustration of Unwritten Famous Places(Muhitsu Meisho Annai no Zu) 1848 - 1852 (Kaei 1 to Kaei 5)