East Asia Postcard Collection

 

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Kinkaku-Ji (A Golden Temple) - national Treasure - The temple had been a villa of a dictator Yochimitsu Ashiraga (1358-1408) but this beautiful gorgeous golden three storied building was burnt out in 1950. In October, 1955 the temple was rebuilt modeling the original. The temple has also been called "Roku-en-Ji (Dear Garden Temple)."

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was printed by Otsuji Picture Post Card Making and Distributing Company Limited in Japan.

Condition

Unused

Postmark Date

1961-06-12

Recipient

Reverend Mother R. Hill [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

[illegible]

Language of Postcard

English, Japanese

Location

Asia–Japan–Kyōto Prefecture–Kyōto

Printer

Otsuji Picture Post Card Making and Distributing Company Limited

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

East Asian Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Collection Number

Japan-58

Date Digitized

2014-04-04

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\Asia\Japan-58A.jpg

Image File Size

271 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Kyoto (Japan), Buddhist temples, Japanese gardens, Lakes & ponds

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