Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan [131] Winter (023)

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Title Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan [131] Winter (023)
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 39, Japan Tokyo Imperial Palace, 87
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952
Subject Japan--History--Allied occupation,--1945-1952--Photographs; Kōkyo (Tokyo, Japan)--Photographs; Parks--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Snow--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Winter--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Moats--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Architecture--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Tower houses--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Fortification--Japan--Tokyo--Photographs; Japan; Winter; Weather
Keywords Imperial Residence
Spatial Coverage Honshū (Japan); Kantō Region (Japan); Tokyo (Japan); Chiyoda-ku (Tokyo, Japan)
Description Photograph probably taken during Lennox Tierney's service with the Allied occupation of Japan, 1949-1952; shows building exterior (a guard tower) and moat during winter, Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan
Caption on Slide Moat and corner guard tower, Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Lennox Tierney served as Commissioner of Art and Monuments during the Allied occupation of Japan (1945-1952). Note: "Tokyo Imperial Palace (literally, 'Imperial Residence') is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda area of Tokyo…and contains several buildings including the main palace (Kyūden ), the private residences of the imperial family, an archive, museum and administrative offices. It is built on the site of the old Edo castle."-Wikipedia. Note: No Date.Original provided.
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/s6v702mk
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 2013-01-15
Date Modified 2015-09-30
ID 340907
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