Sea route in Japan, 1680s

Sea route in Japan, 1680s

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Caption: Sea route in Japan. 17th-century map from a scroll showing part of the sea route in Japan between the cities of Edo (Tokyo) and Nagasaki. This part of the route goes from Hirado to Osaka. Hirado was the site of a British trading post. The map shows sailing ships called junks, used extensively for trade in China, Japan and the Far East. Mountains, rivers, settlements and islands are also shown. The scroll, titled 'Shokoku kairiku anken zu' (Map of the Sea Route through Various Provinces) dates from the 1680s.

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