The Meiji and Taisho Eras in Photographs: From photographs in publications held by the National Diet Library - Tokyo, Kansai, Tohoku in Photographs

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Explanation of the screen

Screenshot of a picture
1List
Shows a list of all photographs in the selected section on the map (ku or shi).
2Back
Back to wide-area map.
3Place name / Pin
Click Red colored pin or "Place name", to see photo thumbnail(s) in the section or the surrounding area.
Click Blue colored pin with a plus mark to move to a detailed map of the park.
4Section switch
Switches between "Search by Present-day Section" and "Search by Section in the Meiji and Taisho Eras".
5Help
Shows the help viewer of "Search by Map".

How to search

Search by Present-day Section

  1. Click a present-day section (e.g. Minato-ku) on the map of Tokyo-to to move to a map of the selected section.
  2. Click Blue colored pin with a plus mark to move to a detailed map of the park.
  3. Click Red colored pin to see photo thumbnail(s) in the section or its surrounding area.
  4. Click a thumbnail to move to an information page about the photograph. To move back to the map, click x.
    If there are many thumbnails,show up 2 triangles on either side to see other thumbnails.

Search by Section in the Meiji and Taisho Eras

  1. Click a section in the Meiji and Taisho Eras (e.g. Kojimachi-ku or Ebara-gun) on the map of Tokyo-fu to see a list of photographs in the selected section.
  2. Click a photo title on the list to move to an information page about it.
  3. Click Blue colored pin with a plus mark on the map of Tokyo-fu to move to a detailed map of the park.
  4. Click Red colored pin to see photo thumbnail(s) in the section.
  5. Click a thumbnail to get information about the photograph. To return to the map, click x .