Nara Park, Nara, Japan [037]: Kasuga Grand Shrine (009)

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Title Nara Park, Nara, Japan [037]: Kasuga Grand Shrine (009)
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 24, Japan, Nara Deer Park, 37
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952
Subject Parks--Japan--Nara--Photographs; Sika deer--Japan--Nara--Photographs; Kasuga Taisha (Nara-shi, Japan)--Photographs; Japan--History--Allied occupation,--1945-1952--Photographs; Shinto shrines--Japan--Nara--Photographs; Snow--Japan--Nara--Photographs; Winter--Japan--Nara--Photographs; Trees--Japan--Nara--Photographs; Sun--Rising and setting--Japan--Nara--Photographs; Japan; Parks; Sika deer; Winter; Weather
Keywords Nara Kōen; Kasuga Taisha; Kasuga-taisha
Spatial Coverage Honshū (Japan); Nara-ken (Japan); Nara-shi (Japan)
Description Photograph of deer on grounds of Kasuga Grand Shrine during winter, Nara Park, Nara, Japan
Caption on Slide Deer on grounds of Kasuga Shrine during winter, Nara Park, Nara, Japan.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Note: Nara Park (Nara Koen) is a large park in central Nara. Established in 1880, it is the location of many of Nara's main attractions including: Todaiji (Great Eastern Temple), Kasuga Taisha (Kasuga Grand Shrine), Kofukuji Temple and the Nara National Museum. The park is home to hundreds of freely-roaming deer. These deer have become a symbol of the city and have been designated a natural treasure.--Japan Guide website. Note: Kasuga Taisha, a Shinto shrine, was established in 768 A.D.--Wikipedia. Note: Original caption information provided: "Kasugano- vast precincts of the Kasuga Shrine Kasuga Shrine A thousand wild deer inhabit in wintry day at the deer park Nara, Japan."
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/s65434zs
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 2011-06-07
Date Modified 2015-09-30
ID 335355
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