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[Library Network] Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive: Edo Period's 13 architectural plans from Nakai Collection newly digitized

 On 2020-01-27 (1715 reads)

Thirteen architectural plans during the Edo Period from Nakai Collection held by Kyoto University Main Library have been newly digitized and released in Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive. The Digital Archive provides 1,333,705 images of 14,372 titles as of January 27, 2020.

Nakai Collection consists of the plans of Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Shimogamo Shrine and other shrines and temples, concerning documents and maps passed down through the Nakai Family, the Tokugawa Government's master carpenter family in Kyoto. The newly released data is part of Bakufu-no-bu (幕府之部; Tokugawa Government) relating to Kyoto Shoshidai (京都所司代; Shogun's senior representative monitoring the Imperial Court in Kyoto), Kyoto Shugoshoku (京都守護職; military commissioner of Kyoto) and other Tokugawa Government offices.

Keiou ganushidoshi hachigatsu shugoshoku oyakutaku kamiyashiki dekigata ezu tadashi yonbukei (慶応元丑年八月 守護職御役宅上屋舗出来形絵図 但四分計)” is an architectural plan of the entire residence of Kyoto Shugoshoku and includes the layout of the buildings and rooms as well as the details of their fittings. This rare material tells us the situations at the end of the Edo Period. Kyoto Shugoshoku is Tokugawa Government’s position newly established in 1862 to maintain the security of Kyoto, to which Katamori Matsudaira (1836-1893), Lord of the Aizu Clan, was appointed. He first placed the headquarters at Konkai Komyo-ji (金戒光明寺) in Higashiyama, and then the construction of the residence was started in 1863 and completed in 1865. The premises border Shinmachi-dori (新町通) to the East, Nishinotoin-dori (西洞院通) to the West, Shimotachiuri-dori (下立売通) to the South and Shimochojamachi-dori (下長者町通) to the North. There were barracks for Clan soldiers along each border. Kyoto Shugoshoku was abolished by Osei Fukko no Daigorei (王政復古の大号令; the Decree for the Restoration of Imperial Rule) just about two months after Taisei Hokan (大政奉還; Restoration of Imperial Rule) in 1868.

慶応元丑年八月 守護職御役宅上屋舗出来形絵図 但四分計

慶応元丑年八月 守護職御役宅上屋舗出来形絵図 但四分計

IDTITLECall Number
RB00025176 所司代千本屋敷絵図 Shoshidai senbon yashiki ezu中井家絵図・書類/36/1
RB00025177 所司代上御屋敷絵図 Shoshidai kamioyashiki ezu中井家絵図・書類/36/2
RB00025178 所司代上御屋敷絵図 Shoshidai kamioyashiki ezu中井家絵図・書類/36/3
RB00025179 享保六年丑十二月 所司代千本屋舗絵図 正扣 Kyouhou rokunen ushi juunigatsu shoshidai senbon yashiki ezu seihikae中井家絵図・書類/37/1
RB00025180 京都所司代千本屋舗絵図 Kyoto shoshidai senbon yashiki ezu中井家絵図・書類/37/2
RB00025181 二条御定番御屋敷建物麁絵図 惣建坪数六百八拾八坪 Nijou gojouban oyashiki tatemono soezu soutatetsubosuu roppyaku hachijuu hachi tsubo中井家絵図・書類/38/1
RB00025182 慶応元丑年八月 守護職御役宅上屋舗出来形絵図 但四分計 Keiou ganushidoshi hachigatsu shugoshoku oyakutaku kamiyashiki dekigata ezu tadashi yonbukei中井家絵図・書類/39/1
RB00025183 御目付小屋御普請小屋指図 Ometsuke goya gofushin goya sashizu中井家絵図・書類/40/1
RB00025184 大津御蔵屋敷絵図控 Ootsu okurayashiki ezu hikae中井家絵図・書類/40/2
RB00025185 西御役所絵図 Nishi oyakusho ezu中井家絵図・書類/40/3
RB00025186 二条御城中/東大御番頭小屋絵図 Nijou gojouchuu/higashioogobangashira goya ezu中井家絵図・書類/40/4
RB00025187 東御番衆小屋絵図 Higashi gobanshuu goya ezu中井家絵図・書類/40/5
RB00025188 西御番頭小屋指図 Nishi gobantou goya sashizu中井家絵図・書類/41/1