Arita, Japan [052]

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Title Arita, Japan [052]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 23, Arita, 51
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1980
Subject Chashitsu (Japanese tearooms)--Japan--Arita--Photographs; Japanese tea ceremony--Japan--Arita--Photographs; Thatched roofs--Japan--Arita--Photographs; Japan; Buildings; Windows; Roofs
Keywords Chanoyu
Spatial Coverage Kyūshū Region (Japan); Arita-machi (Japan)
Description Photograph (detail) of tea house roof, Arita Town, Kyushu Island, Japan
Caption on Slide Tea house roof (detail), Arita Town, Kyushu Island, Japan.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Caption information is from photographer's notes on slide. Note: Arita (有田町, Arita-machi) is a town located in Nishimatsuura District, Saga, Japan. It is known for producing Arita porcelain, one of the traditional handicrafts of Japan. Each year, the town hosts the largest ceramic fair in Western Japan, the Arita Ceramic Fair. This event includes thousands of stores and stalls lining the six-kilometer main street. Kyūshū (九州, lit. "Nine Provinces") is the third largest island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands.--Wikipedia.
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/s66m3pm2
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
ID 330370
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