Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Tōto Shitaya ezu. [Copy 2] Tomatsu, Masanori, active 19th century


Cover attached; cover title: 下谷繪圖 Shitaya ezu (Map of Shitaya). Roads, bridges, houses, mountains, river banks, shrines, temples, moats, etc. are indicated. Earlier or original edition was published Kaei 4 (1851); cf. Beans 1869. Shows Daimyō residences on north side of city; large temple area on right is now Ueno park. Shows classes of Daimyō residences: upper residence with crest, middle and lower residences with circles.

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