MS 7153 Map of Nagasaki

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7153
Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1750?
Languages:
Japanese
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Physical Description:
1 Page
65 cm x 120 cm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The document presents a bird's-eye view of Nagasaki harbor. Included are topological features, foreign ships, and other water vessels. Identified by color are such things as temples, shrines, streets, the restricted Chinese quarter, and Deshima, the Dutch factory.

Administration
Custodial History
Gift from Mrs. Lispernard Seabury Crocker, 1961. She collected it in Japan in the 1930s. From July 31 to August 5, 1939, the map was in the exhibit entitled "Around the World" in the Historic Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It was transferred from the artifactual collection of the Department of Anthropology to the National Anthropological Archives by Chang-su Houchins in August 1984.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7153
NAA INV 10000009

Local Note
Local Note
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology, NMNH.
Local Note
Hand-drawn in ink and hand-colored on mulberry paper

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7153, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/