National Anthropological Archives

MS 7147 Pictorial map of the Takanawa area in the Shiba, Mita, and Nihombashi Districts, Edo

Collection ID:
Keizan (Keizan Chiky┼Ź), fl 1780s (Japanese)
Physical Description:
1 Page
71.5 cm x 35 cm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The document is a street map oriented to the west. It is colored to identify the sea, temples and shrines, fields, and the houses of daimyo. The latter are also identified by family crests.

Custodial History
Gift from Mrs. Lispernard Seabury Crocker, 1961. She collected it in Japan in the 1930s. Transferred from the artifactual collection of the Department of Anthropology to the National Anthropological Archives by Chang-su Houchins, Jul 1984.

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7147, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Mounted on paper that as been backed with cloth.

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7147
NAA INV 10000002

Local Note
Local Note
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology, NMNH
Local Note
Color woodblock print, paper mounted, cloth backed

Other Title
Other Title
Shiba Mita Nihombashi Takanawa hen ezu

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Maps Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tokyo -- Maps, Pictorial -- Japan Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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