A Map of the Country, Provinces, and Territories of Great Japan (Dainihon kokugun yochi zenzu)

「大日本国郡輿地全図」

Japanese
Edo period
1849
Artist Takashiba Mitsuo (Japanese), Publisher Kuzuya Kichizô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Image: 71.1 x 141.9 cm (28 x 55 7/8 in.) Overall: 162.6 x 152.4 cm (64 x 60 in.)

Accession Number

2010.203

Medium or Technique

Print mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The map gives the distance between ports. The appendix is the distance from Musashi Province to other provinces. While the provinces with castles (jôka) are unmarked, the provinces without castles (jin’ya) are indicated by circles.

Provenance

By 1965, Mrs. David P. Williams; 1965, gift of Mrs. David P. Williams to the MFA. (Accession date: March 25, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. David P. Williams