Social Life and Customs, Japan: New Year Celebration [050] Hand-colored (001)

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Title Social Life and Customs, Japan: New Year Celebration [050] Hand-colored (001)
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 62,Japan General Arts and Crafts, 45
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1820; 1821; 1822; 1823; 1824; 1825; 1826; 1827; 1828; 1829; 1830; 1831; 1832; 1833; 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837; 1838; 1839; 1840; 1841; 1842; 1843; 1844; 1845; 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900
Subject New Year--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Manners and customs--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Brayton, J.G.--Photographs; Japan; Holidays; New Year
Keywords Celebrations; Dezome-shiki; Dezome Shiki; Fireman; Fireman's Parade; Oshōgatsu; People
Spatial Coverage Honshu (Japan); Kanto Region (Japan); Tokyo (Japan)
Description Copy, original image made by J.G. Brayton
Caption on Slide #18 Parade of the fire brigades, New Year celebration, Tokyo, Japan. Original image by J.G. Brayton. Copy: Lennox Tierney.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Note: Original image by John Gray Brayton, American (ca 1820s - ca 1900s). Note: (Regarding the modern celebration) Organized by the Tokyo Fire Department, this event is held in order to pray for a safe year. Although similar events are held throughout Japan, the spectacular New Year's Parade of Firemen has more than 100 fire engines and helicopters participating, along with large-scale fire-fighting and emergency drills. Ladder stunts are the main attraction. Men dressed as firemen of the Edo Period (17th-19th Centuries) perform circus-like acrobatic stunts on top of bamboo which towers over the heads of the men supporting them. These demonstrations are held to warn people of the dangers of fire.--Japan National Tourism Organization website. Note: From caption: "(view from the other side)"
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/s6pg28hb
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 2012-06-05
Date Modified 2015-10-12
ID 338981
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pg28hb
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