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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Engelbert Kaempfer
Title: : Ichnographia Urbis Iedo
Date: 1727      Size: 16 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Highly significant map of Iedo or modern Tokyo from Kaempfer's account, the most detailed European description of Japanese life and culture before the mid-19th century.
Map Ref: SEAS4858
Cartographer: Anonymous
Title: : [Tokyo]
Date: c. 1840      Size: 27 x 18 inches
Published: Tokyo
Description: Woodblock plan of Tokyo, probably from the Tempo period. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: SEAS4693
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Hydrographische Skizze der Ebene von Yedo
Date: 1879      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Hydrographic sketch map of Tokyo and its environs. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4547
Cartographer: Anonymous
Title: : [Tokyo]
Date: 1895      Size: 28 x 20 inches
Published: Tokyo
Description: Beautiful wood block city plan of Tokyo from the Meiji period, surrounded by intricate vignettes of important landmarks and portraits of the Emperor and Empress. Very bright original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS5095
Cartographer: K. Kawara
Title: : Tokyo
Date: 1934      Size: 35 x 24 inches
Published: Tokyo
Description: Vintage plan of Tokyo published in English and Japanese promoting the city to European visitors with panoramic vignettes of the main buildings of the city in the 1930s. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: SEAS5061