Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

[Mi no toshi shōgatsu nijūyokka Edo taika yakebasho no zu]


Shows areas of Edo affected by the fire that broke out on the 24th day of the first month of Kōka 2. "Mi" year is identified "Kinoto-mi" year of Kōka, 1845. Cf. Nakayama Einosuke, "Saigai no Kawaraban" (Tile block prints of calamities), in: Gekkan Kochizu kenkyū, vol. 3, no. 1972, pp. 6-7. Encapsulated; removed from the "Disasters" album. Text on right, left and top of map. The rescue station is indicated by a building bearing a sign and a large bell on the roof. Cited in: WSN; 250

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