MS 7159 Guide to the Great Port of Yokohama

Collection ID:
Utagawa, Sadahide, 1807-1873
Yokohama, Japan, Tsujiokaya Bunsuke, 1860
Physical Description:
1 Page
70 cm x 74 cm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The document presents a bird's-eye view of the waterfront district of Yokohama and includes buildings, foreign ships and other craft in the harbor, and street scenes. Some streets and Benten shrine are identified in English labels attached to the mount.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7159
NAA INV 10000015

Local Note
Local Note
Romanization, translations, and other data furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology. Mrs. Houchins consulted Yokota Yōichi, Yokohama Ukiyo-e to sonso jidai ("The Era of Yokohama Ukiyo-e Prints") in Shū taisei Yokoha ukiyo-e ("Comprehensive Collections of Yokohama Prints"), Tokyo, 1979; Richard Lane, Images from the Floating World: The Japanese Print, Friboug, Switzerland, 1978.
Local Note
Color woodblock print

Other Title
Other Title
Yokohama ōminato saiken no zu

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7159, 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 August 1984.

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