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Japan 1841 – 1934

Ojigoku on Great Boiling Spring 1885-95
Collection Title: Album of views of Japan
Page: 16
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

Dimensions: image album 28.0 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.1193.16