Himeji Castle (Hyogo Prefecture): exterior

Creator:
Toyotomi Hideyoshi 豊臣秀吉, 1536 or 1537-1598
Published/Created:
Japan, Hyogo Prefecture: Himeji, Himeji jo (Himeji Castle)
1346 (originally built), 1601 (expansion), 1956 (restoration)
Notes:
Current castle dates to period after Sekigahara, when Ikeda Terumasa was given Harima. There is one main tenshu (keep), and three subsidiary tenshu: Inui ko Tenshu (4 floors, 3 stories); Main Dai Tenshu (6 floors, 5 stories); Nishi Ko Tenshu (3 floors, 3
Variant Titles:
Himeji jo
姫路城[[
Associated Names:
Akamatsu clan 赤松氏 (original patron) [Contributor]
Ikeda Terumasa 池田輝政, 1565-1613 [Patron]
Topics:
Architecture -- Japan -- Hyogo Prefecture -- (YVRC)
Culture:
Momoyama period, 1573-1615
Accession Number:
2892-141
Genre:
architectural elements: fortification elements: keeps (AAT)
castles (fortifications) (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Note:
R: YVRC
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection, Asian Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
Portfolio Item ID: 207143
OID:
477588
PID:
digcoll:1891617