MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Map
COMPONENTS: 15 1/2 X 21 inches (open)
CONDITION: Fine colors, well-painted, repairs, generally fair shape for the age.
NOTES: Rare and original.
ITEM ID: 3205

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Japanese Map and Plan of Suwahara Castle

DATE
Decade: 1800s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: c1800

Japanese hand-painted manuscript map and plan of Suwahara Castle, now a ruin in Shizuoka Prefecture. Suwahara Castle, built in 1573, was known for its huge moats that can still be seen today among the ruins and are clearly shown on this rare plan of the castle and surrounding area.