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A view of Sakurajima Volcano from the harbour (1)

Catalog No. : 1526
Photographer : Uchida Kuichi
Album : Large Album(Cabinet:37)
Area : Kagoshima
Date : 1872
Age division: Early Meiji period (1868-1882)
Color : handcolored
Size : 205x263
Cabinet : 37-72-0

Enlarged view of the photo

This photograph depicting the battery of Satsuma and a distant view of Sakurajima was taken by Uchida Kuichi when the photographer accompanied Emperor Meiji on his trip around western Japan in 1872. A middle sized Benzai boat floats on this side of the protruding embankment, and a boat with three masts can be slightly seen in the distance. A flat bottom boat carrying mud and sand crosses the fore.

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