~~ Book 1910110611 ~~
Historical Gardens in Kyoto
The images titled "Riukyu (Ryukyu) stone lantern" was a gift from the King of Loochoo to a Buddhist priest and is dated to 1597.
Yamada Unsodo is a noted publishing firm in Kyoto. The company published books, magazines and albums of prints and is particularly recognized for color woodcut prints in it's publications.
This is one volume of a two volume set. The companion volume titled Glimpses of the Historic Gardens of Kyoto and It's Outskirts was published at approximately the same time. That volume details famous gardens in the Kyoto area. That volume contains 57 collotype plates. For more information on that book, click here.
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