Ansei kaisei Oedo ōezu = Map of Jeddo


Ansei kaisei Oedo ōezu

Item Information

Title:
Ansei kaisei Oedo ōezu = Map of Jeddo
Title (alt.):
Oedo ōezu
Description:
Hand-colored map of Jeddo (Edo), or Tokyo, Japan showing the Shogunate precinct and gardens, government offices, houses and grounds, temples, shrines, bays, rivers, markets, canals, roads, bridges, and fields of rice and vegetables.
Cartographer:
Takai, Ranzan, 1762-1838
Name on Item:
Takai Ranzan
Date:
1849
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Real property--Japan--Tokyo--Maps
Tokyo (Japan)--Maps
Places:
JapanTokyo
Publisher:
[Edo] : Izumoji Manjirō
Notes:
Cover title.
Originally published: Genroku 9 [1696], revised Bunsei 5 [1822], reprinted Tenpō 14 [1843].
Wood block print.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes distance chart and day by day listing of events in Edo for 1859.
Key to colors printed on verso of envelope.
Accompanied by a sheet of text, titled "Map of Jeddo."
This map is all the work of native artists, and was printed and colored in the City of Jeddo, Japan for the Rev. Henry Wood, Chaplain of the steam frigate Powhatan.--Accompanying sheet.
In Japanese.
Extent:
1 map : hand colored ; 117 x 131 cm, folded in envelope 28 x 21 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:10,000
Language:
Japanese
Identifier:
06_01_015345
Call #:
G7964.T7G46 1859 .T35
Barcode:
39999085935003
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.