Nagasaki University Library [Mansvelt Collection]

Japanese Version
Japanese Version

Sixth turret at the outside moat of osakajo castle (3)
Original title: (OSAKA CASTLE)

Catalog No. : 149
Photographer : Uchida Kuichi
Album : Kusakabe Kinbei Album (3)
Area : Osaka
Date : 1872
Age division: Early Meiji period (1868-1882)
Color : handcolored
Size : 208x260
Cabinet : 3-50-0

Enlarged view of the photo

The inner castle walls and sixth turret facing the outer moat of Osaka Castle, seen from the direction of the present Kamimachi Suji (southwest corner of the outer moat). The new technique used to build the slope in the high stone walls by standardizing the stones is a feature of castle construction which started in the middle of the Edo Period.

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