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Photograph taken by Gertrude Bell in Japan, June 1903

Description

View from a distance through trees of the seated figure of the Great Buddha - Daibutsu, cast in bronze in 1252, and 11 metres high. Originally the statue was housed in a wooden temple, but this was washed away by a tidal wave in 1495.

Reference code
GB/3/2/4/133
Creator
Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian
Creation Date
Photograph Album Caption by Gertrude Bell
The Buddha at Kamakura
Former reference
RTW 5_133
Photograph album
Location
IIIF Manifest
https://collectionscaptured.ncl.ac.uk/iiif/info/p21051coll153/5676/manifest.json