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View of the main courtyard, Tosho-gu Shrine, Nikko, Japan, 1900

Reference Number: PA1-f-146-18-3

View of the main courtyard, Tosho-gu Shrine, Nikko, Japan. This courtyard surrounds three sides of the inner courtyard which contains the Worship Hall. Buildings from the left are the Sacred Dancing Stage (Kagura-den), the Portable Shrine Storehouse (Shin'yo-sha), the Kara-mon gate which leads to the Worship Hall, and the Shrine Office on the right. Photographed by Thomas Pringle.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Tokugawa Ieyasu 1542-1616, Kora Munehiro 1574-1646, Tosho-gu (Nikko, Japan), Nikko, Buildings - Japan, Temples - Japan, Tombs & sepulchral monuments - Japan and Architecture - Japan.

Part of:
Thomas Pringle album, Reference Number PA1-f-146 (25 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The Tosho-gu Shrine was built in 1616-1617 as the mausoleum or mortuary temple of the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (1542-1616). Ieyasu was the first Shogun of the Edo period (1603-1868) of Japanese history. Edo is the old name for Tokyo.

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