|Title||Aftermath of Great Kanto earthquake showing fire near the Yamashita bridge in the Kyobashi district, Tokyo, Japan, 1923 |
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Raging fire near Yamashita Bridge. Tokyo Elevated. Kyobashi.|
Handwritten on verso of image: The fore near Imperial Hotel.
PH Coll 8 Japan.75
|Contextual Notes||On September 1, 1923 the quake known as the Great Kanto Earthquake hit Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan. Over 150, 000 people were killed or were listed as missing and it devastated much of the industrial and business sections of Tokyo and the surrounding areas. |
|Location Depicted||Japan--Tokyo |
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Earthquakes--Japan--Tokyo< br> Fires--Japan--Tokyo< br> Bridges--Japan--Tokyo< br> Boats--Japan--Tokyo< br> Rivers--Japan--Tokyo |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Kanto Earthquake, Japan, 1923< br> KyoÌ„bashi-ku (Tokyo, Japan) |
|Digital Collection||International Collections|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Postcard Collection. PH Coll 8 |
|Object Type||Postcard |
|Physical Description||3.5 x 5.5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original text at 150 dpi in color, saved in JPEG format and resized to 768 ppi horizontal. Saved at compression rate 3. 2004 |