"Plan de la Ville d Ozaca et de son Chateau", Charlevoix, P. F. Xavier de
Subject: Osaka, Japan
Period: 1736 (published)
Publication: Histoire et Description Generale du Japon...
Color: Hand Color
11.3 x 7.9 inches
28.7 x 20.1 cm
This bird's-eye plan of Osaka depicts the grid-like street pattern of the city straddling the Yodo River. The large Osaka Castle is prominently featured. A lettered key below the title identifies 8 places of interest, including the governor's palace and a temple with 363 idols. Engraved by Dheulland.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.CHAR-2a #4.
Issued folding, now pressed with faint offsetting.