MS 7155 Detailed map of the newly opened [harbour] of Yokohama

Collection ID:
Hōdō Takashima, Japanese
Tsuyao Segawa, Japanese
Physical Description:
1 Page
51 cm x 53 cm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The document is an illustrated road map. It shows a "black ship" in the harbor and other types of watercraft. Colors indicate dwellings, fields, shrines, temples, and adjacent villages. An English label includes a brief note about Yokohama.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7155
NAA INV 10000011

Local Note
Local Note
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology, NMNH. The map is dated as Ansei roku tsuchinoto no toshi shoshū (early autumn, the sixth year of the Ansei period, the year of the goat).
Local Note
Color woodblock print

Other Title
Other Title
Yokohama onkaichi meisai no zu

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7155, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
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 October 1984.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Maps Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yokohama -- Maps -- Japan Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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