Mt. Asama from Nakasendo Karuisawa
1115 Asamayama from Karuisawa Nakasendo
[ID] 1604  ( ID:1604 )
[Photographer] Kusakabe,Kinbei
[Album] Kusakabe,Kinbei (Album)
[Place] Nagano
[Date] Middle Meiji
[Color] color
[Size] 266x207
[Cabinet] 38-52-0
[Keyword] community/highway/mountain
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A view of the Mt. Asama from Karuizawa coming down west from Sakamoto juku on the Nakasendo over the Usui Range. Karuizawa prospered with its restaurants, but it was devastated in the explosion of Mt. Asama in 1783. As the new Usui Range road opens in the Meiji era, the village declines.