slide (photograph (documentary artefact))

Lantern slide depicting carvings at the cloisters of the Yomeimon Gate, Toshogu Shrine, Nikko.The corridor to the right and left of the Yomei Gate has pillars painted in red and divided in 15 sections to the right and 8 sections to the left. It is divided by perpendicular wooden pillars, with flowers, birds, and waterfowl carved in the panel boards. It is covered in gold and painted in brilliant green, red and other colours.

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