Japan, 1951: Cityscape as viewed from Tokyo Tower

Dublin Core

Title

Japan, 1951: Cityscape as viewed from Tokyo Tower

Subject

Geography-Cityscapes; Environment-Pollution

Description

Kyoto and Tokyo scenes, symbolic of modern Japan. 1966 rebuilt city viewed from the Tokyo Tower- electric wires , modern cars, highways, buildings. Japan is the most highly industrialized country of the Orient. She depends on international trade for the means of her national livelihood. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.
The images in the Rinden Kanost Collection were all taken by Arthur Rinden and conserved by his daughter, Margaret Kanost, and her husband, Richard. The material is presented here through the generosity of Margaret Kanost. -- Please see images ecasia000573 and ecasia000574 for detailed information regarding this set of images and about the collection, as a whole. -- Editorial assistant: Marcus Davis. Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: mikethiedeman@mac.com

Date

1966

Contributor

Rinden, Arthur O.
Earlham College

Rights

Material may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only, in accordance with Fair Use policies. Acknowledgement to be given to the IDEAS Project, to Earlham College, and to the photographer. Arthur O. Rinden estate retains copyright.

Relation

ecasia000573 and ecasia000574

Format

Image/jpeg

Type

still image

Identifier

ecasia000491
ecasia_a_000491

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
Japan (country), Kanto (region), Tokyo (metropolis)
1001032

Files

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Citation

“Japan, 1951: Cityscape as viewed from Tokyo Tower,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/1311.