Amanohashidate, Japan [17]

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Title Amanohashidate, Japan [17]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 23, Amanohashidate, 20
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 Buddhist temples--Japan--Amanohashidate--Photographs; Fortune-telling--Japan
Keywords Chionji; omikuji
Spatial Coverage Ama no Hashidate (Japan); Miyazu-shi (Japan) Monju (Miyazu-shi, Japan); Kyoto (Japan : Prefecture)
Description Photo showing a tree at Chionji Temple, in Monju village (south end of Amanohashidate), covered with omikuji papers
Caption on Slide Temple (most likely Chionji) located near Monjusoh Inn of Amanohashidate, showing omikuji tied to trees.
Additional Information Omikuji is a strip of fortune issued by a Japanese shrine or temple for a minimal donation, after a numbered or marked lot is pulled out of a box. Omikuji of "less than excellent" sign may be left tied to trees for a better luck, or it may be left on purpose for successful marriage proposal. 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.
ARK ark:/87278/s61v5wp2
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 329396
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s61v5wp2
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