42  Kuwana "Shichiri Ferry"

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Kuwana is seven ri (about 27.5 km) from Miya. The province of Ise can be reached by sea from here. A landing place is provided under the stone walls of Kuwana Castle near the mouth of the Ibi River. Two boats are about to make port against a backdrop of a bright sky and clear, blue sea. The boats entering port in the foreground bob on the waves with their sails lowered, though all appears to be calm far offshore. The waves are so realistic that we can almost share the unease of the boat passengers