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Nagasaki University Library [Mansvelt Collection]

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The city of Nagasaki and Nagasaki Harbour (6)

Catalog No. : 5897
Photographer : Uchida Kuichi
Album :
Area : Nagasaki
Date : 1873
Age division: Early Meiji period (1868-1882)
Color : handcolored
Size : 195x263
Cabinet : 114-31-0

Enlarged view of the photo

This is a view from Mt. Kazagashira looking over the city centre and harbour. Land reclamation has progressed in the Shinchi area, and new buildings are being erected. But the old stone embankments still remain. Dejima Island and Dejima Bridge are visible along with Shin-Ohashi Bridge (built in 1869) and a white Western-style residence in Tsuki-machi. The date is 1871or 1872. War vessels and ships are anchored in the Nagasaki Harbour, and the Akunoura shipyard and Inasa area are visible on the opposite shore.

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