Japanese Royalty [001]

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Title Japanese Royalty [001]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 39, Japan Tokyo Imperial Palace, 137
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
Subject Princes--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Princesses--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Kōkyo (Tokyo, Japan)--Photographs; Akihito, Emperor of Japan, 1933-; Michiko, Empress, consort of Akihito, Emperor of Japan, 1934-; Japan; Men; Women
Keywords Guards
Spatial Coverage Honshū (Japan); Kantō Region (Japan); Tokyo (Japan)
Description Photograph (circa 1959) shows Crown Prince (Emperor Akihito) and Princess (Empress Michiko) possibly taken at Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan
Caption on Slide State Photo: Crown Prince (with Grand Order of the Badge of the Chrysanthemums) and Princess (with Tiara of 1000 Diamonds), Tokyo, Japan.
Additional Information Image was scanned from (faded) color slide. Image needs to be rotated 90% to left for correct orientation/view. Note: "Akihito (born 23 December 1933) is the current reigning Emperor of Japan (tennō), the 125th emperor of his line according to Japan's traditional order of succession. He acceded to the throne in 1989."--Wikipedia. Note: "Empress Michiko (Kōgō Michiko), née Michiko Shōda (Shōda Michiko, born 20 October 1934) is the wife and consort of Emperor Akihito, the current monarch of Japan. She was the first commoner to marry into the Japanese Imperial Family. As crown princess and later as empress, she has become the most visible and widely traveled imperial consort in Japanese history."--Wikipedia. Note: "The Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum (literally Grand Order of the Badge of the Chrysanthemums) is Japan's highest order. The Grand Cordon of the Order was established in 1876...The grand cordon is the highest possible honor a Japanese citizen can be awarded during his lifetime. Aside from the imperial family, 21 grand cordons have been awarded to living citizens and 29 to the deceased."--Wikipedia. Note: No Date.Original provided. Note: Original caption information for this image provided as: "(Faded Slide) State Photo, Crown Prince and Crown Princess at ent. to Imp. HSC office Tokyo. Prince with Coron of sup. Chrys. Order and C. Pr. in Tiara of 1000 Diam. And order of sacred crown=1st rank"
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
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ARK ark:/87278/s60z7mbr
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Tierney, Lennox; Tierney, Catherine
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2013-01-15
Date Modified 2015-10-09
ID 340898
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60z7mbr