Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 454 Seiyō senpaku zukai

Title

Seiyō senpaku zukai

Other related names

Call number

LJS 454
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Japanese

Origin

Written in Nagasaki, circa 1800.
Date
after 1808
Place
Nagasaki, Japan

Summary

Scroll of diagrams and text concerning the construction and compartmentalization of European ships, referred to as battleships, all on the recto side. At the top of the scroll is a thin piece of wood and a tie that wraps around the scroll; a paper label in Japanese is on the verso of the beginning of the scroll. Sheets of a different kind of paper, of the same width but different length, are used for backing.

Notes

Extent

1 roll (34 sheets) : 37 x 894 cm

Support

Paper

Layout

  • Written in vertical columns of characters perpendicular to the length of the scroll.
  • Decoration

    4 detailed full side diagrams of ships, 1 with a top pennant that unfolds above the upper edge of the scroll and 1 with a damaged foldout top pennant; 22 partial diagrams, including ship cross-sections and diagrams of astronomical and navigational equipment; many diagrams rubricated in red, some with syllables that are keyed to text describing the parts or areas of a ship.

    Script

  • Written in Japanese script.
  • Provenance

    Subjects topical

    Genres

    Licenses

    Decorations

    Images


    Closed scroll
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    Decoration: Scroll label, Closed scroll

    Opening 1
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    Opening 2
    0018_0002.tif (109.5 MB)
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    Opening 3
    0018_0003.tif (106.3 MB)
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    Opening 4
    0018_0004.tif (106.3 MB)
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    Opening 5
    0018_0005.tif (110.1 MB)
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    Opening 6
    0018_0006.tif (108.4 MB)
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    Opening 7
    0018_0007.tif (110.9 MB)
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    Opening 8
    0018_0008.tif (110.1 MB)
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    Opening 9
    0018_0009.tif (110.1 MB)
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    Opening 10
    0018_0010.tif (110.9 MB)
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    Opening 11
    0018_0011.tif (108.0 MB)
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    Opening 12
    0018_0012.tif (90.0 MB)
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    Opening 13
    0018_0013.tif (177.8 MB)
    0018_0013_thumb.jpg (3.9 KB)
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    Decoration: Full ship diagram, Opening 13

    Opening 14
    0018_0014.tif (109.4 MB)
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    0018_0014_web.jpg (310.4 KB)
    Decoration: Partial ship diagram, Opening 14

    Opening 15
    0018_0015.tif (175.4 MB)
    0018_0015_thumb.jpg (3.8 KB)
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    Decoration: Full ship diagram, Opening 15

    Opening 16
    0018_0016.tif (106.3 MB)
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    0018_0016_web.jpg (299.6 KB)
    Decoration: Partial ship diagram, Opening 16

    Opening 17
    0018_0017.tif (175.5 MB)
    0018_0017_thumb.jpg (3.8 KB)
    0018_0017_web.jpg (237.4 KB)
    Decoration: Cross-section diagram, Opening 17

    Opening 18
    0018_0018.tif (171.2 MB)
    0018_0018_thumb.jpg (3.4 KB)
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    Decoration: Small partial diagrams, Opening 18

    Opening 19
    0018_0019.tif (168.9 MB)
    0018_0019_thumb.jpg (3.6 KB)
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    Decoration: Small partial diagrams, Opening 19

    Opening 20
    0018_0020.tif (172.3 MB)
    0018_0020_thumb.jpg (3.6 KB)
    0018_0020_web.jpg (213.3 KB)
    Decoration: Small partial diagrams, Opening 20

    Opening 21
    0018_0021.tif (174.3 MB)
    0018_0021_thumb.jpg (3.4 KB)
    0018_0021_web.jpg (200.7 KB)
    Decoration: Navigational instruments, Opening 21

    Opening 22
    0018_0022.tif (110.9 MB)
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    Opening 23
    0018_0023.tif (168.1 MB)
    0018_0023_thumb.jpg (4.2 KB)
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    Decoration: Full ship diagram, Opening 23

    Opening 24
    0018_0024.tif (182.2 MB)
    0018_0024_thumb.jpg (3.6 KB)
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    Decoration: Full ship diagram, Opening 24

    Opening 25
    0018_0025.tif (89.0 MB)
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    Opening 26
    0018_0026.tif (210.7 MB)
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    Closed scroll
    0018_0027.tif (42.6 MB)
    0018_0027_thumb.jpg (2.0 KB)
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    Decoration: Scroll label, Closed scroll