Snow scene, Hida Takayama old village, Japan 1974

Childs, Iraphne R. (1974) Snow scene, Hida Takayama old village, Japan 1974. [Image]

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Shirakawa-go village in the Shogawa River Valley in the remote mountains of Gifu and Toyama Prefectures is a world heritage-listed site famous for its traditional gassho-zukuri (lit. 'constructed like hands in prayer') thatch-roofed farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old. This image shows some of the old farmhouses under winter snow.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: Japanese; historic buildings; snow
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:08
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:39
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
JapanGifu PrefectureHida TakayamaShirokawa-go village
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