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Japan 1965 Reel 30 of 40


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Film Id:F16-0281
Film Description:Reel 30 of 40
Unedited travelogue


Reel 30 of 40
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 281. 1965: Reel 30: Japan. May 26. Nikko. Tokyo.

Treasure house: roof, porch, rafters, gilded ridge poles.
Decorated walls, etc. (cu).
Nine decorated carved wooden panels.
Details of construction, decoration.
Portable shrine (underexposed).
Portable shrine (underexposed).
Chinese Gate: entrance to inner shrine:
Roofs. Tall cedars in background.
Building details.
Bronze dragon drinking fountain (cu).
Altar in Three Buddha Hall.
Large ceremonial drum.
"Four leaves": resembling stylized metallic trees.
Futarasan Shrine:
Altar between curtain and pillar: side view (underexposed).
Main shrine: gable (oldest building in Nikko area).
Chinese gate.
Carved animals on corner.
Wood carved dragon.
Details of corner.
Wood carved dragon (cu).
Carved bird's wing under eave.
Gilded carving.
Corner detail.
Under an eave.
6 carved panels of animals (cu).
Gilded doorway.
Lanterns under eaves.
Carved corner. Detail under eaves.
Paneled door (underexposed).
Side view of many roofed inner sanctuary.
Panel door.
Hall of Worship: construction and decoration of gables (25 mm, 100 mm).
Carved animals (much underexposed).
Inner sanctuary: gable.
Kokamon Gate to Tomb of Iemitsu: a national treasure.
Gate of Peony: Carved guardian demons.
Gate of Peony. Hall of worship is visible.
Through Gate of Niten-Mon (4 guardians: 1.) Komokuten, Guardian
of East 2.) Jikoku, of West 3.) God of Thunder 4) God of Wind
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Nikkō, Tokyo, Buddhism, Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines
Tags: Buddhism | Buddhist temples | Nikkō | Shinto shrines | Tokyo
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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