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Utagawa Hiroshige, New Year’s Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Oji from One Hundred Views of Edo, 1857.
New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Oji, No. 118 from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 1857. It was believed that on New Year's Eve all the foxes of the surrounding provinces would gather at a particular tree near Oji Inari Shrine, the headquarters of the regional cult of the god Inari. There the foxes would change their dress for a visit to the shrine, where they would be given orders for the coming year.... more about this at the link in comments.