Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park [035] Atomic Bomb Dome / Genbaku Dome (006)

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Title Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park [035] Atomic Bomb Dome / Genbaku Dome (006)
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 29, Japan, Hiroshimo, Indus. Promotion Hall Ruins, 12
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949
Subject Hiroshima-shi (Japan)--History--Bombardment,--1945- -Photographs; Parks--Japan--Hiroshima--Photographs; War memorials--Japan--Hiroshima--Photographs; Genbaku Dōmu--Japan--Hiroshima--Photographs; Ruined buildings--Japan--Hiroshima--Photographs; Bombing, Aerial--Japan--Hiroshima--Photographs; Weapons of mass destruction--Japan--Hiroshima--Photographs; Nuclear weapons--Japan--Hiroshima--Photographs; Cemeteries--Japan--Hiroshima--Photographs; Japan; Parks; War memorials; Genbaku Dōmu; Excavations (Archaeology); Nuclear weapons; Cemeteries
Keywords Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park; Hiroshima heiwa kinen kōen; Hiroshima Peace Memorial; Atomic Bomb Dome; Genbaku Dome; Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition Hall; Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall; Hiroshima Prefectural Products Exhibition Hall
Spatial Coverage Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
Description Photo shows the cemetery and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial (also known as Atomic Bomb Dome / Genbaku Dome), Hiroshima, Japan
Caption on Slide Cemetery and Hiroshima Peace Memorial (also known as Atomic Bomb Dome / Genbaku Dome), Hiroshima, Japan.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Note: Additional information can be found on Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park website: http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/virtual/VirtualMuseum_e/tour_e/ireihi/tour_38_e.html Note: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (Hiroshima heiwa kinen kōen) is a memorial park in the center of Hiroshima, Japan. It is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack, and to the memories of the bomb's direct and indirect victims ... The location of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was once the city's busiest downtown commercial and residential district. The park was built on open field that was created by the explosion. Today there are a number of memorials and monuments, museums, and lecture halls ... The annual 6 August Peace Memorial Ceremony ... is also held in the park ... The purpose of the Peace Memorial Park is to not only memorialize the victims, but also to establish the memory of nuclear horrors and advocate world peace.--Wikipedia. Note: The building [Hiroshima Peace Memorial] was designed by the Czech architect Jan Letzel. It was completed in April 1915 and was named the Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition Hall ... In 1921 the name was changed to the Hiroshima Prefectural Products Exhibition Hall, and again in 1933, to the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall ... The building now known as the Genbaku (A-Bomb) Dome was the only structure left standing near the bomb's hypocentre.--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.
ARK ark:/87278/s6pg27p5
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 2010-09-02
Date Modified 2014-01-09
ID 331953
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pg27p5
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