A Column of Oriental Travelers Scattered by a Dust Storm (The Israelites Passing through the Wilderness Preceded by the Pillar of Clouds)
West settled in Bristol in the 1820s and was quickly recognized as a leader by local artists. This work belongs to a group of monochrome drawings he made while associated with the Bristol Sketching Society befo... more
Print shows farmers gathering hay, two porters carrying a bundle suspended from a shoulder pole, and view through opening between trees of the village and temple buildings at the Ishiyakushi station on the Tōkaidō Road.
Print shows travelers fording a small river as others wait their opportunity to continue the journey; also shows some travelers with horses and many porters at the Shimada station on the Tōkaidō Road.
Print shows travelers outside a men's clothing shop selling hats and short kimonos, also standing at the entrance to a gated area, some shops closed with painted designs on fabric at the Seki station on the Tōkaidō Road.