Kigatsu, Hirado, west coast of Japan

No. 22 of 51 (PAJ2051 - PAJ2101): inscribed by the artist on the album page, 'Kigatsu - Hirado, W. coast of Japan, 9/68'. A view out from a bay, with the small coastal village of the title in the foreground. Kigatsu, and Kigatsu Ura (bay) are on the east side of Hirado island, south of modern Hirado City, looking east towards Kyushu island north of Nagasaki. The low island partly seen to the right is No-shima, the conical one beyond the end of the promontory on the left Kuro-shima: see also PAJ2073.

Object Details

ID: PAJ2072
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Butt, James Henry
Date made: Sep 1868
People: Butt, James Henry
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 124 x 172 mm
Parts: Album of topographical views, mainly on the coasts of Japan, China and Formosa (Taiwan) (Album)

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