Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Ezo zu Orihashi, Shun


Cover attached; title from cover. Roads; towns; grids of parallels and meridians. In the same "family" as 東山道陸奥松前千島及満州掌覧之図 Tōsandō Mutsu Matsumae Chisama oyobi Manshū shōran no zu (Map of Mutsu province, Matsumae, Kurile and Manchuria), ca. 1789, in Hokkaido University Collection. Reproduced in 北方領土古地図と歴史 Hoppō Ryōdo kochizu to rekishi, edited by the Japan Society for Research of Northern Territories, 1979, fig. 20. Inset: a large water-colour painting of an Ainu hunter and his wife.

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