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Title: Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains).
Published in: Japan, c.1860
Size: 21.9 x 34.1 inches.
55.5 x 86.5 cm.

Condition: Wood block print on four joined sheets. Some spotting, overall wormholes.
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Fine map of the famous and well known pilgrimage site with pictorial temples and shrine labeled, and woods. Woodblock printed map, Edo Period (1615-1868), with publisher notation to the lower left Ueyama 'Yaheiji'.
The first plan was already published in Kyoto 1653, but most of the later ones all by the local publisher Ueyama, who "acquired special authorization from Nikkosan Mausolea to print plans of Nikko and thereafter had almost exclusive control of the endeavor" (Yamashita).
Reference: Yamashita, page 252. Beans 1850.9.

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YAHEIJI UEYAMA - Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains).

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