Research Catalog

Japan

Title
Japan [graphic] / [Kusakabe Kimbei].
Author
Kusakabe, Kimbei
Publication
188-?-189-?

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Description
1 album (100 photographic prints) : albumen, col.; approx. 21 x 26.5 cm or smaller on leaves 30 x 38 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albums.
  • Albumen prints.
  • Inlays (Binding).
  • Lacquered bindings (Binding).
  • Photographic prints.
Note
  • Spine title.
  • Attribution of album to Kusakabe based on comparison with album titled "Views of Japan," (8-BEW+) which contains images identical to images in this album, and has an image that has been identified in Worswick (p. 49) as a Kusakabe Kimbei image.
  • Gilt-edge leaves are tabbed into album with lacquer boards and leather spine. Front cover has hand-painted and inlaid scene of 3 children playing instruments and dancing, one holding mask. Inlays are of mother-of-pearl, ivory and wood. Back cover is painted view of vase, leaves and flowers, and a butterfly. End papers and doublure of imitation moire.
  • Views are numbered with Arabic numerals in negative.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Provenance (note)
  • Children's Room transfer, 1982.
Call Number
MFY+ 93-6333
Author
Kusakabe, Kimbei, photographer.
Title
Japan [graphic] / [Kusakabe Kimbei].
Imprint
188-?-189-?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of Japan: Yokohama: English Hatoba, numerous small boats in foreground; Bund from the water; Grand Hotel, harbor beyond; general and street views; beach and boats at Tomioka; torii, street and hillside stair in Yenoshima; Shinto shrine, bronze Buddha, at Kamakura; lake and village of Kanasawa; mountainous road near Ashio; Watarase River, Omama; boat bridge over river near Maitabasai; (Hot water river) Yusawa at Ikao, street in Ikao; Miyanoshita; thatched roof buildings in Dogashima; Hakone: Gongen Road, Fujiyama from across the lake, village on lake shore; parlor at Hafuya Hotel; Fujiyama from Umetoge; Surgura Tagonura Bridge to Fujiyama, mountain beyond; Asamayama (Fire Mountain) venting above fields and village, from Karuisawa; Nakasendo: street and tea house, Shimono Suwa (tea house and fire bell, Suwa Lake from Shiwojiri Pass, Kakehashi, Kisogawa River at Nakasendo; Nagoya Castle; Biwa Lake from Ishiyama, Biwa Lake from Miidera, village in foregound; general view of Hakodate; Kobe: general view, Suwayam hill, Metaki (waterfall), Mayason (Mon Temple) at Kobe; Tonomine at Yamato; torii and road, Nara; village and rocky shore along Awaji-shima; Arima, set in narrow valley; Ainu in village, Island of Yezo; Onomichi Bingo, Inland Sea, general view of inlets, islands, mountains beyond; Kintai Bashi Bridge, Iwakumi; Nagasaki: inlets and islands, bridge over creek and houses, Nakashima at Nagasaki, Bronze horse Temple, sculpture of horse at right.
Views of Japan: Osaka: Ten Noji Temple, moat and castle, people outside theater; Kyoto: general view, Chionin Temple, including view of sculpture in Great Gate, bronze bell, archer at Sanjiu Sangendo in 33,333 Images; Gion-machi, a street in Kyoto, Mikado's garden; Japanese graves at Kurodani, Kyoto; pavilion on a lake, Kinkakuji Garden; spectacle bridge of Otani, lotuses in foreground; Kiyomidzu Temple; Nishi Honganji; boat on river, small buildings alongside, and rocky rapids near Kyoto; Tokyo: Temple at Shiba, Temple Haiden; bronze gate; Iyetsugu's tomb; Mikado's Garden (Fukiage); lotuses in moat in front of Tokyo Castle; Ginza; Shinobadzu (pond) Uyeno Tokyo showing homes on island; restaurant, gardens and bronze Buddha, Uyeno; Asakusa Temple; passenger on boat on Sumida River, Mokojima;l rickshaws on cherry-lined street, Mukojima; Prince Hotta's garden; wisteria in bloom over a pond, Kameido; Horikiri, iris flower garden; Oj tea house; Nikko: huge trees lining Nikko Road, Imaichi; sacred bridge at Nikko; Iyeyasu Temple; storehouse for treasure; Yomei Mon (Great Gate) with ornate carvings; stone steps in front of Iyeyasu Tomb; Iyeyasu's tomb and bronze sculpture; Dainichido Garden, with mountains beyond; Chiusenji Lake, village along side; The Kegon (waterfall); 100 stone images, sculpture along river; village and river at Tonosawa; Udaki (waterfall) near Yumoto, field and village at Yumoto; buildings above creek at Oyama.
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Research Call Number
MFY+ 93-6333
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