Kasen Villa, Takamatsu, Japan [037]

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Title Kasen Villa, Takamatsu, Japan [037]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 29, Japan, Inns, Kasen Villa (Takamatsu), 12
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1951
Subject Inns--Japan--Takamatsu-shi--Photographs; Bonsai--Photographs; Trees; Japan
Spatial Coverage Takamatsu-shi (Japan)
Description Photo shows a bonsai display, Kasen Villa Inn, Takamatsu, Japan
Caption on Slide Bonsai Kasen Villa.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. "Bonsai (help·info) (盆栽 Japanese) (lit. plantings in tray, from bon, a tray or low-sided pot and sai, a planting or plantings)[1] is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated, and the miniature living landscapes of Vietnamese hòn non bộ. The Japanese tradition dates back over a thousand years, and has evolved its own unique aesthetics and terminology. 'Bonsai' is a Japanese pronunciation of the earlier Chinese term penzai (盆栽). A 'bon' is a tray-like pot typically used in bonsai culture. ... The purposes of bonsai are primarily contemplation (for the viewer) and the pleasant exercise of effort and ingenuity (for the grower).[3] By contrast with other plant cultivation practices, bonsai is not intended for production of food, for medicine, or for creating yard-size or park-size gardens or landscapes. Instead, bonsai practice focuses on long-term cultivation and shaping of one or more small trees growing in a container."--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/s67m0r00
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Tierney, Lennox; Tierney, Catherine
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2010-12-17
Date Modified 2015-09-23
ID 332506
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67m0r00
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