Photographs of Japan
(Part of the World Civilizations collection)
The items in this collection are housed in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections in the Terrell Library.
Professor Paul Brians took the 186 photographs in this collection during a trip to Japan in 1998. The focus of the trip was to visit the historic sites in and around Kyoto from the Nara and Heian eras. There are numerous examples of historic Japanese architecture and gardens including photographs of the Himeji Castle, Ginkakuji Temple, Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-ji), as well as numerous gardens. For a description of the trip, please see Prof. Brians' photo tour.
Note:Full resolution images are provided for this collection. After selecting to view a specific image, scroll to the bottom of the descriptive information and click on the link next to the full resolution label. Alternatively, choose the advanced search option above the collection description and look for the full resolution tab in your search results.
Searching the Database:
Entering search terms in the box located at the top of the page will search across the descriptions of all items in this collection. To view all items, select Browse This Collection. Search results are displayed as a series of thumbnail images that may be browsed. To view the larger image and its corresponding description, click on the thumbnail. An option to return to the home page for this collection is provided in the banner.
Creating the Database:
Prof. Paul Brians took the photographs in this collection and provided descriptions of the images. Mark O'English added subject, genre, and place name headings. Al Cornish provided technical support for CONTENTdm. Michael Walpole designed the graphics. Trevor Bond created this page and coordinated the project.