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Buddhist temple guardian statue

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Buddhist temple guardian statue

Compiler

  • Wolcott, Katherine

Source Document

Extent: 1 photomechanical print

Date Created: 1909

Description

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

Subject/topic

Subject/geographic

Language(s): No linguistic content

Note [Digital Version]

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

Type of Resource: still image

Parent Collections

Access Conditions

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More information.

Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/jta035b

Preferred citation

Buddhist temple guardian statue , Album of Japanese Photographs2006.3.85LA, Wolcott Collection, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/jta035b (accessed September 21, 2014)

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