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Great Buddha (Daibutsu) of Kamakura

von Stillfried-Ratenicz, Franz, 1881, Photograph
Great Buddha (Daibutsu) of Kamakura
Great Buddha (Daibutsu) of Kamakura
Great Buddha (Daibutsu) of Kamakura
Category
Library Item
Item no
15126
Title
Daibutz [Great Buddha (Daibutsu) of Kamakura]
Description
A large statue of the Daibutsu (Great Buddha) stands at the top of a set of stone steps. Japanese sago palms are visible on the left-hand side of the photograph. There is a dais with urns on it in front of the statue. Five men stand in front of the Buddha, showing its imposing scale. The roof of a hut is visible on the right-hand side, perhaps used for worship.
Date
1881
Size
19.5 x 24 cm
Type
Location
Art and Design Library