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Map Tōkaidō bunken ezu 東海道分間絵図 / / Tōkaidō bunken emaki / /

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  • Tōkaidō bunken ezu

Other Title

  • 東海道分間絵図 /
  • Tōkaidō bunken emaki
  • /


  • Ochikochi Dōin, active 17th century.
  • Hishikawa, Moronobu, approximately 1618-approximately 1694.

Created / Published

  • [Japan : s.n., 17--?]


  • -  Roads--Japan--Tokai Region--Maps
  • -  Roads--Japan--Kyōto Region--Maps
  • -  Tokai Region (Japan)--Maps
  • -  Kyoto Region (Japan)--Maps
  • -  Japan--Tokyo Region
  • -  Japan--Kyōto Region


  • Early maps
  • Pictorial maps
  • Manuscript maps


  • -  Shows road between Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto.
  • -  "1-bu o motte 1-chō ni ateru."
  • -  Pictorial map.
  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Title from title piece mounted on scroll.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Orientation varies.
  • -  Worm holes in the map.
  • -  Stamped on: Kantōkaku [?]; possibly owned by Matsudaira Yorihiro, 1703-1763.
  • -  Not listed in Kokusho sōmokuroku and Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku; Kokusho sōmokuroku v. 6, p. 14 (Tōkaidō bunken ezu, 5-jō; variants: Tōkaidō kōmoku bunken no zu, Tōkaidō bunken no zu; auth. Ochikochi Dōin cho, Hishikawa Moronobu ga, Genroku 3 [1690] kan).
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.


  • 1 map on 2 sheets : ms., col., mounted on 2 scrolls ; 3,575 x 26 cm., sheets 1,722 x 26 cm. and 1,853 x 26 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G7964.T7P2 17-- .T6


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2002531180

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Ochikochi Dōin, Active 17Th Century, and Moronobu Hishikawa. Tōkaidō Bunken Ezu. [Japan: s.n., 17--?, 1700] Map.

APA citation style:

Ochikochi Dōin, A. 1. C. & Hishikawa, M. (1700) Tōkaidō Bunken Ezu. [Japan: s.n., 17--?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Ochikochi Dōin, Active 17Th Century, and Moronobu Hishikawa. Tōkaidō Bunken Ezu. [Japan: s.n., 17--?, 1700] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.