MS 7419 A panoramic view of the celebrated Eighteen Mountains from the most popular Asama-yama Inn at Ise
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Collection ID:
Ōi Kōtarō, of Asama-yama, Mie Prefecture
Physical Description:
1 Sheet
34.5 x 50 cm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The maps shows the scenis Ise area which is comprised of the sea coast of Shima peninsula and Ago Bay, now called Ise Shima Kokuritsu Kōen (National Park). Prominently identified are the celebrated mountains and Shinto shrines, including Naiku, the most venerated of all Ise Shirnes. It is said to have been build four years before Christ and contains the sacred mirror, one of the imperial emblems.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7419
NAA INV 10000080

Former Title or Title Variations
Former Title or Title Variations
Ise Asama-yama ryokan jūhattei yori jūhasshū ichibō no zu

Local Note
Local Note
Data furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology. She consulted E. Papinot, Nistorical and Geographical DI tionary of Japan, 1948, and Niho Kokugo Daijiten (Encyclopaedia of the Japanese Language), 1978.
Local Note
Color woodblock pictorial map

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7419, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collected in Japan in the 1930s. Shown in an exhibit entitled "Around the World," held at the Historic Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 31-August 5, 1939. Donated to the Smithsonian by Mrs. Lispenard S. Crocker, 1961. Transferred from the artifactual collection by Chang-su Houchins, June 1986.

Keywords table of terms and types.
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