The Shogun's audience.

Creator

Date Created

1663

Identifier

University of Otago Library Special Collections: Oversize - DS 808 C915
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Publisher

London, The Argonaut Press.

Description

A. Is the throne or Audience-seat of his majesty, where he shows himself to his Princes and Nobles.
B. Are the buildings in which his Majesty is housed, consisting of more than seventy dwelling-places.
C. Are the buildings in which his majesty deals with all the affairs of his Realm, being as many as B.
D. Is the Palace wherein dwell the Emperor's women, with its attached pleasure-gardens and summer-houses; the chiefest part whereof is reserved for the Empress alone, and the remainder for the concubines, all covering a vast extent of ground. ... (Caron, 1935, facing p. 56).

Contributor

Caron, Franc?ois, 1600-1673

Extent

270 mm

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Source

A true description of the mighty kingdoms of Japan & Siam, by Francois Caron & Joost Schouten; reprinted from the English edition of 1663 with introduction, notes and appendixes by C. R. Boxer (London, The Argonaut Press, 1935), facing p. 56.

Is Part Of

A true description of the mighty kingdoms of Japan & Siam.

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Citation

unknown, “The Shogun's audience.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed April 13, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5988.