MS 7456 A revised new map of Osaka and its famous places

Collection ID:
Kabai Tatsunosuke
Fūgets Tora, of Kyoto
In Japanese with English annotations
Physical Description:
1 Sheet
47.5 x 70.5 cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Apparently a tourist map. Includes the city layout in minute detail with names of the districts, streets, and notable places. The latter are depicted in drawings arranged around the map, and these have been annotated with Romanized versions or English translations of the their names. A typescript addition provides the added English title "Osaka in 1887" and a note on Osaka. Printed boxes contain distances of places from the Kōrai-bashi bridge, names of seasonal pleasure resorts, and special products from Osaka.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7456
NAA INV 10000093

Translation of Title
Translation of Title
Sei shinkoku Osaka kubun meisho shinzu

Local Note
Local Note
Translations and description furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology.
Local Note
Color woodblock print

Other Title
Other Title
Osaka in 1887

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7456, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Originally collected in Japan in the 1930s. Donated to the Department of Anthropology by Mrs. Lispernard S. Crocker in 1961. Shown in the exhibit "Around the World" at the Historic Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 31-August 5, 1939. Transferred to the archives by Chang-su Houchins, August 1988.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland 20746