浅草田甫酉の町詣 Asakusa tanbu Torinomachi mōde

Asakusa Ricefields and Torinomachi Festival, Yoshiwara teahouse The white cat represents a courtesan who just finished her work; the festival of the rooster is hinted at by bear’s paw hairpins resembling the good luck rakes carried by pilgrims in the background.

四ッ谷内藤新宿 Yotsuya Naitō Shinjuku

Naitō Shinjuku in Yotsuya. Depiction of horse dung was criticized for being vulgar; Hiroshige likely alludes to the quote: “flowers thriving on the horse dung of Yotsuya” from the 1775 book Master Flashgold’s Splendiferous Dreamreferring to the prostitutes of Shinjuku.