MS 7156 A bird's-eye view of Yokosuka

Collection ID:
Tokyo, Japan, Yamamoto Ryosuke, 1888
Physical Description:
1 Page
38 cm x 50 cm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The map includes topographical features, the port city lay-out, with emphasis on the harbour view of the battle ships in the bay and the Navy yard. Identified are those public buildings particularly associated with ship building and iron foundries. Insets include: 1) a text containing the history of Yokosuka and, especially its history after 1871 as a naval port; and 2) a list of villages, cities, and scenic places with distances from Yokosuka.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7156
NAA INV 10000012

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

Other Title
Other Title
Yokosuka meisai ichiran zu

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7156, 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
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yokosuka -- Japan -- Shipbuildings -- Iron foundries -- Maps Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland 20746