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Buddhist temple guardian statue

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Title / Supplied: Buddhist temple guardian statue


  • Wolcott, Katherine

Source Document

Extent: 1 photomechanical print

Date Created: 1909


These statues were though to ward off evil spirits and ensure the safety of the temple. In the very forefront of the picture you can see a man kneeling before the statue and box in front of it.

Genre(s): photographs, photomechanical prints



Language(s): No linguistic content

Note [Digital Version]

2010-09-27, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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Buddhist temple guardian statue , Album of Japanese Photographs2006.3.85LA, Wolcott Collection, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, (accessed October 08, 2015)

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