Amanohashidate, Japan [20]

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Title Amanohashidate, Japan [20]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 23, Amanohashidate, 24
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--Photographs; Lanterns--Japan--Photographs
Keywords Chionji; Monjusoh; Monjuso; Omikuji
Spatial Coverage Ama no Hashidate (Japan); Miyazu-shi (Japan) Monju (Miyazu-shi, Japan); Kyoto (Japan : Prefecture)
Description Photo shows a door at the Chionji Zen Buddhist temple covered with omikuji papers
Caption on Slide Temple [Chionji] near Monjusoh Inn of Amanohashidate, Japan, showing fortunes tied to grill. Lanterns contain words like "donations" and "Chie no Wa Monju".
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 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/s6hx1vc4
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 329400
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6hx1vc4
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