Amanohashidate, Japan [16]

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Title Amanohashidate, Japan [16]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 23, Amanohashidate, 17
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 1998; 1999; 2000
Subject Ama no Hashidate (Japan)--Photographs; Monuments--Japan--Amanohashidate--Photographs
Keywords Chie no Wa Tohroh; Chionji; Monju Bosatsu
Spatial Coverage Ama no Hashidate (Japan); Monju (Japan); Kyoto (Japan : Prefecture)
Description Photo shows a monument at the dock at Monju, south end of Amanohashidate
Caption on Slide Monument located at the dock on the south shore of Amanohashidate, Japan, which is associated with Chionji and its Monju Bosatsu (the "goddess" of wisdom, education and intelligence).
Additional Information Chie no Wa Tohroh, which is shaped like a ring game, is not really a lantern but more of a monument associated with Chionji and its Monju Bosatsu. Legend says that whoever passes through the monument will be bestowed with wisdom of Monju Bosatsu. Amanohashidate is a pine-covered sand spit whose name means "bridge to heaven." Image was scanned from color slide. Caption is from photographer's notes on slide.
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
Rights Management This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archivist, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Textual Date 1947-2004
ARK ark:/87278/s6f484tc
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Lennox Tierney; Catherine Tierney
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2010-04-20
Date Modified 2015-08-04
ID 329393
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