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Japanese Historical Maps Collection from the C. V. Starr East Asian Library: Special Formats

This guide helps you to navigate the digitized collection of Japanese historical maps held by the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, UC Berkeley.

Screens (byōbu)

Here are materials in screens (byōbu 屏風).

Record No. Call No. Title Creator Year Description
56146 Byobu 1 [Sekaizu narabini Nihonzu byōbu 世界圖並日本圖屏風] [approximately 1640] 2 maps on 2 screens : ms., color ; 71 x 230 cm. 
56147 Byobu 2 Tōkaidō dōchū ezu byōbu 東海道々中繪圖屏風 [between 1644 and 1658?] 1 map on both sides of a screen : ms., color ; 94 x 532 cm, folded to 106 x 48 cm. 
56148 Byọbu 3 Saigoku dōchū ezu byōbu 西國道中繪圖屏風 [between 1661 and 1681?] 1 map on both sides of a screen : ms., color ; 107 x 534 cm, folded to 122 x 48 cm.

 

Scrolls and folded books (emaki and gajō/gafuku)

Here are materials in scrolls and folded books (emaki 絵巻 and gajō 画帖 / gafuku 画幅).

Record No. Call No. Title Creator Year Description
140599 Scroll MJ 01*  Tōkaidō narabini Saigoku dōchū emaki 東海道并西國道中繪巻 [17--] 1 scroll : ms., color map ; 33 x 1015 cm
140600 Scroll MJ 02   Tōkaidō narabini Saigoku dōchū ezu 東海道并西國道中繪 Komaki, Mino 古牧美農 1687 1 scroll : ms., color map ; 38 x 871 cm
140582 Scroll MJ 03   [Saikai ezu 西海絵図] Hangiya Jirōemon 板木屋次郎右衛門 1677 1 scroll : map ; 31 x 367 cm
171615 Scroll MJ 04   Bankoku yochi zenzu 萬國輿地全圖 1851 2 maps in 1 scroll : color ; 30 x 149 cm 
140581 Scroll MJ 05   Seto Naikai no zu 瀬戸内海之圖 [18--] 1 map : ms., color ; 55 x 768 cm
171616 Scroll MJ 06   Tosa mawari nankai kairozu 土佐廻南海々路圖 1781 1 map in 1 scroll : ms., color ; 57 x 472 cm 
170292 3407.3.4252 Kanazawa yori Efu ni itaru ekiro sansenzu  自金澤至江府驛路山川圖 Kusunoki, Hō 楠邦, 1802- 1817 1 map : ms., color ; 27 x 1518 cm, folded to 27 x 17 cm.
56725 Scroll MJ 09 Nihon shamen chizu 日本斜面地図 Kitao, Masayoshi 北尾政美, 1764-1824 [approximately 1803] 1 map : color ; 41 x 56 cm, on sheet 113 x 67 cm
56724 Scroll MJ 10 Edo hitome no zu 江戸一目之圖 Kitao, Masayoshi 北尾政美, 1764-1824 [approximately 1803] 1 map : color ; 39 x 57 cm, on sheet 123 x 64 cm
140517 Scroll MJ 11   Dai Nihon Teikokukai ryōsoku shūtei zenzu 大日本帝國海量測舟程全圖  Hikita, Munetaka 疋田棟隆 1874 1 atlas (4 volumes); ms., color ; 37 x 28 cm in box 41 x 32 cm