Consul in Yokohama, who visited the islands in 1875.
Panama is served by regular steamers to San Francisco, Yokohama and other Pacific ports.
Frequent steamers connect Hakodate and Yokohama and other ports, and there is daily communication with Aomori, 56 m.
A traveller can reach the usual point of departure, Gotemba, by rail from Yokohama, and thence the ascent and descent may be made in one day by a pedestrian.
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It was followed, in 1864, by the Shimbun-shi (News), which was published in Yokohama, witl~ Kishida GinkO for editor and John Hiko for sub-editor.
Shortly afterwards there appeared in Yokohama whence it was subsequently transferred to TOkyothe Mainichi Shimbun (Daily News), the first veritable daily and also the first journal printed with movable types and foreign presses.
But they receive their decoration, almost without exception, in Tokyo or Yokohama, where a large number of artists, called e-isuke-shi, devote themselves eiitirely to porcelain-painting.
Cloisonn enamelling was practised in the manner now understood by the term; when foreign merchants began to settle in Yokohama, several experts were working skilfully in Owari after the methods of Kaji Tsunekichi.
Very soon, however, the artisans of Nagoya (Owari), Yokohama and Tokyowhere the art had been taken upfound that faithful and fine workmanship did not pay.
This school may be subdivided, KiOto representing one branch, Nagoya, TOkyO and Yokohama the other.
Arrangements were made for a loan of a million sterling in London on the security of the customs revenue, and English engineers were engaged to lay a line between Tokyo and Yokohama (18 m.).
September 1872 saw the first official opening of a railway (the Tokyo-Yokohama line) in Japan, the ceremony being performed by the emperor himself, a measure which effectually silenced all further opposition.
Of road open to traffic, the northern section being that between Tokyo and Yokohama, and the southern that between KiOto and Kobe.
Yokohama, with which Tokyo is connected by 18 m.
The telephone system is extensive, including long-distance wires to Yokohama, Osaka and other large towns.
Of the middle of the inhabited group, the distance to San Francisco is about 2100 m.; to Auckland, New Zealand, about 3810 m.; to Sydney, New South Wales, about 4410 m.; to Yokohama, about 3400 m.; to Hong-Kong, about 4920 m.; to Manila, about 4890 m.
It is very nearly the shortest route, great circle sailing, from Panama to Yokohama and Hongkong; the Panama Canal will shorten the sea route from Liverpool and Hamburg by about 5500 m.
(Yokohama, 1880-1895); Bollettino della Societ y Sismologica Italiana, vols.
YOKOHAMA, a seaport of Japan on the W.
In 1859, when the neighbouring town of Kanagawa was opened to foreigners under the treaty with the United States, Yokohama was an insignificant fishing village; and notwithstanding the protests of the foreign representatives the Japanese government shortly afterwards chose the latter place as the settlement instead of Kanagawa.
The railway connecting Yokohama with Tokyo was the first in Japan, and was constructed in 1872.