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Names
Kimbei, Kusakabe (Photographer)
Collection

Japan.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1880 - 1890
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY+ 93-6333
Topics
Japan --
Buddhist temples -- Japan
Shiba-ku (Tokyo, Japan)
Gates -- Japan
Genres
Albumen prints -- Hand-colored
Notes
Ownership : Children's Room transfer, 1982.

Content : 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.

Content : 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.

Content : Spine title.

Content : Views are numbered with Arabic numerals in negative.

Content : 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.

Content : 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.

Statement of Responsibility: Kimbei Kusakabe.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG93-F292
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11818700
UUID: cbde7c90-c6cd-012f-94a3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Bronze Gate (Iyetsugu's Tomb) at Shiba Tokio" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880 - 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c91c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Bronze Gate (Iyetsugu's Tomb) at Shiba Tokio" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 8, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c91c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1880 - 1890). The Bronze Gate (Iyetsugu's Tomb) at Shiba Tokio Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c91c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Bronze Gate (Iyetsugu's Tomb) at Shiba Tokio