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Resources for Japan Scholars: Cortazzi Map Collection

Cortazzi Map Collection

Held by the Lisa Sainsbury Library at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (UK), this collection incorporates over 70 historical maps related to Japan.

Cortazzi Collection overview
Cortazzi Collection search (thumbnails can be viewed via the ‘閲覧’ (‘browse’) button at the bottom of the page)
Digital exhibition, JAPAN: Historical Images from the Cortazzi Collection

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Main image: Sourced from Centre for Open Data in the Humanities’ Kuzushiji Dataset (Source)

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