Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Seiyō senpu Kutsuki, Masatsuna


Contents: (Beans l787.2) 歐羅巴畧方圖 Yōroppa ryakuhōzu (Outline map of Europe). -- 14 x 18.4 cm. ; leaf 50; (Beans l787.3) [Entrance to Carthagena Harbour, Colombia]. -- 4 cm. diameter ; leaf 48; (Beans l787.4) [Rhode Island, U.S.A.]. -- 3 cm. diameter ; leaf 49. Kutsui Masatsuna was a daimyo of Fukuchiyama, Tanba Province; Minamoto Ryūkyō is his nom de plume. References: Boxer, p.89; these are the first maps of Europe and of local areas of the Americas to appear in Japan. Cited in: WSN; 106

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