Japan 1841 – 1934
Ojigoku on Great Boiling Spring
Collection Title: Album of views of Japan
Place made: O-Wakudani, Hakone, Kanto, Kanagawa-ken prefecture, Japan
Creation Notes: O-jigoku (lit. The great hell) is a volcanic region near Hakone. The name was changed to O-wakudani (lit. The great boiling valley) before the visit of the Emperor in 1876.
Materials & Technique: photographs, albums albumen prints, albumen silver photograph, colour dyes Support: lacquer cover binding, with stiff cream card