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TokyO was never a centre of ceramic production.
Whereas in Tokyo the number of frosty nights during a year does not average much over 60, the corresponding number in Sapporo on the north-west of Yezo is 145.
He'd lived in Tokyo before Rhyn dragged him to the castle as his charge d'affairs.
On this tour he visited Japan, and on the 2nd of October, at Tokyo, made a speech which had an important effect in quieting the apprehensions of the Japanese on the score of the treatment of their people on the Pacific coast.
The east coast, from Cape Shiriya (Shiriyazaki) in the north, to Cape Inuboye (Inuboes4ki) near Tokyo Bay, though abounding in small indentations, has only two large bays, those of Sendai and Matsushima; but southward from Tokyo Bay to Cape Satta (Satanomisaki) in KiOshi there are many capacious inlets which offer excellent anchorage, as the Gulf of Sagami (Sagaminada), the Bays of Suruga (Surugawan), lie (Isenumi) and Osaka, the Ku Channel, the Gulf of Tosa (Tosonada), &c., Opening into both the Pacific and the Sea of Japan and separating Shikoku and KiQshi from the main island as well as from each other, is the celebrated Inland Sea, one of the most picturesque sheets of water in the world.Advertisement
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It has been said with truth that an industrious collector of beetles, butterflies, neuroptera, &c., finds a greater number of species in a circuit of some miles near Tokyo than are exhibited by the whole British Isles.
They may be found carefully catalogued with all their included species in Reins Japan, and highly interesting researches by Japanese physiographists are recorded in the Journal of the College of Science of the Imperial University of TOkyo.
These last have not been found anywhere except at the entrance of the Bay of Tokyo at a depth of some 200 fathoms.
Baelz (emeritus professor of medicine in the Imperial University of Tokyo), who enumerates the following sub-divisions of the race inhabiting the Japanese islands.Advertisement
The sixth period began about 1875, when an Italian artist was engaged by the government as a professor of painting in the Engineering College at Tokyo.
Mention should also be made of several charming series of fairy tales, of which that published in English by the Kobunsha in Tokyo in 1885 is perhaps the best.
The pillars, architraves, ceilings, panels, and almost every available part of the structure, are covered with arabesques and sculptured figures of dragons, lions, tigers, birds, flowers, and even pictorial compositions with landscapes and figures, deeply carved in solid or open workthe wood sometimes plain, sometimes overlaid with pigment and gilding, as in the panelled ceiling of the chapel of Iyeyasu in Tokyo.
All these processes, as well as that of repouss, in which the Japanese have excelled from a remote period, are now practised with the greatest skill in Tokyo, KiOto, Osaka and Kanazawa.
At a school of art officially established in Tokyo in 1873 under the direction of Italian teachersa school which owed its signal failure partly to the incompetence and intemperate behaviour of some of its foreign professors, and partly to a strong renaissance of pure Japanese classicismone of the few accomplishments successfully taught was that of modelling in plaster and chiselling in marble after Occidental methods.Advertisement
But in fact the glyptic artists of Tokyo, Osaka and KiOto, though they now devote their chisels chiefly to works of more importance than the netsuke, are in no sense inferior to their predecessors of feudal days, and many beautiful netsuke bearing their signatures are in existence.
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.
Indeed, of this porcelain it may be said that, from the monster pieces of blue-and-white manufactured at Setovases six feet high and garden pillar-lamps half as tall again do not dismay the BishU ceramistto tiny coffee-cups decorated in Tokyo, with theil delicate miniatures of birds, flowers, insects, fishes and so forth, everything indicates the death of the old severe aestheticism.
Takemoto and KatO of Tokyo entered the field subsequently to ShOzan, but followed the same models approximately.
Many other factories for decoration were established from time to time in Tokyo.Advertisement
Yet it is plain that this school of Tokyo decorators, though often choosing their subjects badly, have contributed much to the progress of the ceramic art during the past few years.
The Tokyo decorators are not likely, therefore, to change their present methods immediately.
Ware manufactured by his direction at the Tokyo school of technique (shokk gakk), under the name of asahi-yaki, ranks among the interesting productions of modern Japan.
The modern faience of Ito TOzan of KiOto, decorated with color under the glaze, is incomparably more artistic than the Tokyo asahi-yaki, from which, nevertheless, the KiOto master doubtless borrowed some ideas.
The decorative industry in Tokyo owed much also to the kOshO-kaisha, an institution started by Wakai and Matsuo in 1873, with official assistance.Advertisement
Owing to the intelligent patronage of this company, and the impetus given to the ceramic trade by its enterprise, the style of the Tokyo etsuke was much improved and the field of their industry extended.
Before dismissing the subject of modern TOkyO ceramics, it may be added that KatO TomatarO, mentioned above in connection with the manufacture of special glazes, has also been very successful in producing porcelains decorated with blue sous couverte at his factory in the Koishikawa suburb.
The employment of mother-of-pearl to, ornament lacquer grounds dates from a period as remote as the 8th century, but its use as a material for constructing decorative designs began in the 17th century, and was due to an expert called Shibayama, whose descendant, Shibayama SOichi, has in recent years been associated with the same work in TOkyO.
This school may be subdivided, KiOto representing one branch, Nagoya, TOkyO and Yokohama the other.
The second of the modern schools is headed by Namikawa Sosuke of Tokyo.Advertisement
Acting upon that theory, the experts of TokyO and Nagoya have produced many very beautiful specimens of monochrome enamelyellow (canary or straw), rose du Barry, liquid-dawn, red, aubergine purple, green (grass or leaf), dove-grey and lapis lazuli bl,ue.
Roads leading from Tokyo to the various treaty ports.
Roads leading from Tokyo to the ancestral shrines in the province of Is, and also to the Cities or to military stations.
Roads leading from Tokyo to the prefectural offices, and those forming the lines of conoexion between cities and military stations.
Sir Harry Parkes, British representative in Tokyo, seized this occasion to urge the construction of railways.Advertisement
So fierce was the antagonism that the military authorities refused to permit operations of survey in the southern suburb of Tokyo, and the road had to be laid on an embankment constructed in the sea.
The latter published, in 1870, the first Japanese work on railways, advocating the building of lines from Tokyo to KiOto and Osaka; the former, appointed superintendent of the lines, held that post for 30 years, and is justly spoken of as the father of Japanese railways.
Yokohama, with which Tokyo is connected by 18 m.
Tokyo is the centre from which several railways radiate.
The area of Tokyo is about 30 sq.Advertisement
Lowland Tokyo, that part of the city covering the flats on both sides of the river Sumida, is intersected by a system of canals.
The bridges over the Sumida, and those which span the canals, have always been distinctive features of Tokyo.
The jinrikisha, drawn by one man or sometimes two men, which were formerly the chief means of passenger conveyance, have notably decreased in number since the introduction of the trams. Tokyo has often experienced earthquakes, and more than once has suffered from severe shocks, which have hitherto prevented the erection of very large buildings.
For administrative purposes Tokyo is divided into fifteen districts or Ku, of which Kojimachi, Hongo, Koishikawa, Ushigome, Yotsuya, Akasaka, Azabu and Shiba are situated in the upland portion, while Kanda, Kiobashi, Nihonbashi, Shitaya, Asakusa, Honjo and Fukagawa are in the lowland.
Suburban Tokyo is divided into eight districts or Gun, which, with the city proper, collectively form the Tokyo-Fu (prefecture), under the general control of one governor called Fu-Chiji.Advertisement
The imperial university of Tokyo, which consists of the colleges of law, medicine, literature, science, engineering and agriculture, is the principal institution of learning in the empire.
In the lowland part of the city and in the suburbs there are many factories, their number having so much increased in recent years that Tokyo may now be described as an industrial town.
No mention is made of Tokyo in Japanese history before the end of the 12th century.
A fresh vitality was imparted by the transfer of the court from Kioto, and the town then received its present name Tokyo (eastern capital).
Kaempfer stayed two years in Japan, during which he twice visited Tokyo.Advertisement
Gunji, left Tokyo with about forty comrades in 1892, his intention being to form a settlement on Shumshiri, the most northerly of the Kurile Islands.
Returning to Tokyo in 1906 to take the portfolio of foreign affairs, he remained in office until the resignation of the Saionji cabinet in 1908.
No sketch, however brief, can omit a reference to the Anglican bishop of South Tokyo, Edward Bickersteth (1850-1897), who from his appointment in 1886 guided the joint movement of English and American Episcopalians which issued in the Nippon Sei Kokwai or Holy Catholic Church of Japan, a national church with its own laws and its own missions in Formosa.
In April 1907 the Conference of the World's Student Christian Federation (700 students from 25 different countries) met in Tokyo, and received a notable welcome from the national leaders in administration, education and religion.
In 1871 he became principal instructor at the Marine College, Tokyo, under the Japanese Government, and henceforth devoted himself to things Japanese.
He died at Tokyo October 28 1912.
The harbour, which is a part of Tokyo Bay, is good and commodious, somewhat exposed, but enclosed by two breakwaters.
The railway connecting Yokohama with Tokyo was the first in Japan, and was constructed in 1872.
He died in Tokyo in 1896.
He died at Tokyo in 1909.
Sarin is the nerve agent that was later used in the terrorist attack on the Tokyo underground in 1995.
Four years later, he was not considered a medal contender, having undergone an appendectomy just 40 days before the race in Tokyo.
The incident is the latest in a series of blunders and computer glitches on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan's biggest bourse.
We unearth its colors and contrasts - from dazzling Tokyo to the quiet byways and tranquil temples of another age.
Everyone keeps a arrive in Tokyo japan visited china in sound like king.
Not bad - 10 species of birds, including 6 lifers in a hotel garden in the heart of Tokyo.
The fact that we're still officially in Tokyo already seems purely notional.
Started learning origami from her grandmother at pre-school age in Tokyo.
The first bombing raid against Tokyo occurred on November 24 th.
His greatest triumph was helping Britain beat the Americans to win gold in the world championships 4x400m relay in Tokyo in 1991.
By the way, train spotters take note - 750,000 people use Tokyo station every day.
Actually, I'm only on a short stopover in Tokyo.
In August 1945, she anchored in Tokyo Bay and was present during the signing of the Japanese surrender.
Despite the scientist trying to control the monsters, they crush Tokyo underfoot, but an exploding volcano finally destroys the creatures.
Manufacturing suburbs of Tokyo and working class are the focus of her recent working class are the focus of her recent work.
Maps of sufficiently trust- M worthy accuracy show that in the If th century ove en Tokyo Bay penetrated much more deeply in a northern direction than it does now; the point where the citys main river (Sumida or Arakawa) enters the sea was considerably to the north of its present position, and low-lying districts, to-day thickly populated, were under water.
A few of such preserves still exist, and it is noticeable that in the Palace-moats of Tokyo all kinds of water-birds, attracted by the absolute immunity they enjoy there, assemble in countless numbers at the approach of winter and remain until the following spring, wholly indifferent to the close proximity of the city.
Meanwhile the intrepid group of painters in oil plod along unflinchingly, having formed themselves into an association (the hakuba-kai) which gives periodical exhibitions, and there are, in Tokyo and KiOto, wellorganized and flourishing art schools which receive a substantial measure of state aid, as well as a private academy founded by Okakura with a band of seceders from the hybrid fashions of the GahO system.
Nothing could surpass the delicacy of the works executed at the Sanseishas atelier in Tokyo, but unfortunately such productions were above the standard of the customers for whom they were intended.
In TOkyO, KiOto, Yokohama and Kobern all of which places decorating ateliers (etsuke-dokoro), similar to those of TokyO, have been established in modern timesthe artists use chiefly pigments, seldom venturing to employ vitrifiable enamels.
During the first twenty-five years of the Meiji era, the Owari potters sought to compensate the technical and artistic defects of their pieces by giving them magnificent dimensions; but at the Tokyo industrial exhibition (1891) they were able to contribute some specimens showing decorative, plastic and graving skill of no mean order.
The sect released sarin nerve gas at numerous points on the Tokyo subway, affecting a distance of more than eight miles.
However, in Tokyo Mary Rand 's sensational victory in the long jump started the surge to a dozen medals.
Actually, I 'm only on a short stopover in Tokyo.
Hundreds are already thought to have perished, with their remains being sold on to sushi bars in Tokyo.
He spent time in Japan filming for Fuji TV and then went on to Tokyo University for weight lifting competitions.
Manufacturing suburbs of Tokyo and working class are the focus of her recent work.
Mikimoto opened their first store in Tokyo in 1899.
Canon was founded in 1937 and has remained headquartered in Tokyo, Japan ever since.
Taking place in 1890 Tokyo, Samurai Shortstop is a tale of going to a new school, trying to fit in and enduring humiliating hazing by some of the senior students.
The site claims to review your registration information for scouts working in Singapore, New York, Taipei, Korea, Germany, Greece, Spain, Australia, Los Angeles, Milan, Paris, and Tokyo.
To celebrate the occasion, a nude billboard of a very pregnant Britney Spears will grace Tokyo subways in an advertisement of the recently published Harper's Bazaar.
In addition to modeling in the United States, her runway career took her to the fashion capitals of Milan, Paris, Tokyo and London.
Perhaps there was a time on vacation to France when the retiree wanted potatoes but got apples instead, or that time that they got lost in Tokyo.
Meet Geisha girls and Sumo wrestlers as you accompany Stanley on a tour of Tokyo's Cherry Blossom Festival and Imperial Palace; join him as he goes rafting in Brazil or flies down a zip line over the jungles of Costa Rica.
A study from the Nippon Dental University in Tokyo, Japan found that participants with bruxism experienced shallow, unstable sleep patterns, and they had sleep disorders associated with teeth grinding.
Properties and Vacation Club amenities are also planned at Disneyland theme park, and guests can also choose to travel to Disneyland Paris or the other Disney parks in Hong Kong or Tokyo.
The same attraction at Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Park in Paris are not being updated at this time.
Additional development is done in Chicago, Montreal and Tokyo.
Race your high-performance machine to the realistically scaled streets of Tokyo, London, and San Francisco.
Nighttime Tokyo shines with all it's lights and neon flashing around.
Namco was founded in Tokyo in 1955 under the name Nakamura Manufacturing Ltd. It originally created mechanical rocking-horses that were installed in department stores in Japan.
The Tokyo Game Show is typically held in the fall and usually takes place in Chiba, Japan.
Unlike some other video game expos, the Tokyo Game Show is open to the general public for the final two days.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) is a division of Sony Corporation, the electronics and entertainment giant based in Tokyo, Japan.
In 2004, Akio Mori, a professor at Nihon University in Tokyo, researched a sample of 260 people and tested the effects of video games on their brains by scanning for beta and alpha waves.
The new iteration promises more high-speed, big-air asphalt excitement on larger tracks with dazzling views of New York, Tokyo, and more, driving the dreamiest horses from Ferrari, Dodge, and Lamborghini.
It's really useful in Tokyo for non-natives.
You'll be chatting it up in Paris, Dubai, Tokyo, and Sydney in no time in a perfectly seamless kind of way.
Line dancing steps have spread throughout the world, and are now practiced in places as ranging from night clubs in Russia to schools in Tokyo.
It was his idea and Shinji Suzuki, a University of Tokyo aerospace engineer, worked to make it come true.
Bakugan Battle Brawlers hit the TV world as a Japanese anime adventure series when it first debuted on Tokyo TV in 2007, produced by TMS Entertainment and Japan Vistec and directed by Mitsuo Hashimoto.
Harry Winston pieces are available at only the finest jewelers, with exclusive Harry Winston retail stores in Las Vegas, Paris, Geneva, Tokyo, Osaka, Taipei, Beverly Hills, and New York.
Boutiques are located on Fifth Avenue in New York City as well as on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, along with numerous international locations in London, Paris, Tokyo, and other cities.
The flagship Garrard Jewellers boutique is naturally located in London, but the company also has additional locations in New York City, Moscow, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Istanbul, and Dubai.
Tokyo Broadcasting System working with the late Japanese medium Aiko Gibo.
Hip hop shoes are created in the underground streets amongst the hip hop community and designed overseas in countries like Tokyo and Japan.
Ice Creams are the product from the brilliant mind of mega-producer Pharrell Williams and designed by Tokyo designer Nigo.
They are designed by Tokyo designer Nigo.
Authentic Bapes are the single hardest shoe to come by, because most have to come from Tokyo and are priced at $210 minimum!
Kintaro Hattori opened a clock shop in Tokyo, Japan, and the rest is history.
In Tokyo, in 1881, a Japanese man by the name of Kintaro Hattori opened a small clock shop named Seikosha.
The Seiko story began in Tokyo, Japan in 1881 when a man named Kintaro Hattori first opened the doors of his clock and watchmaking shop, Seikosha.
Citizen Watch Company is based in Tokyo, Japan.
Previous trips have included Milan, Paris, Barcelona, and Tokyo.
They then sample the fashion-forward districts of Tokyo to pick up some cutting edge Japanese style.
Godzilla started out as a fierce reptilian dinosaur monster that Toho Studios unleashed on Tokyo in the first movie, Godzilla, King of the Monsters.
Another thing about Godzilla that is worth noting is that he evolved from the scary fire-breathing monster that burned Tokyo to become a "good" monster that protected children and fought villainous, evil monsters.
Back in Tokyo, the plot thickened as scientists working on a project known as "micro-oxygen" ran into harmful creatures that use the micro-oxygen as a weapon.
Godzilla Junior is used to lure Godzilla back to Tokyo where Destroyah can finish him off and save the world.
For this film, the arch-nemesis, Destroyah, appeared first in in Tokyo.
Godzilla Junior had grown to be half the size of his father and he fought Destroyah in Tokyo until his father arrived.
With Destroyah flying through the skies over Tokyo, Godzilla joined his son in the battle.
A few months later, I was 14 years old and living in Tokyo.
The culture shock of moving from Canada to Tokyo was far less than Canada to Dallas.
He opened a portal and crossed into the shadow world and then through a portal into a Japanese-style palatial estate overlooking Tokyo.
Rhyn crossed his arms, irritated. Kiki trotted from the patio into the house perched on a hill overlooking Tokyo. He returned ten minutes later with a small briefcase, a jacket and a hard case for his iPad. Rhyn opened the portal, and the two strode through it, back to the massive tree where Rhyn had lost Toby in the cold, wet French Alps.
It is decidedly less at Perpignan and Lisbon than at Potsdam, Kew and Greenwich, but nowhere is the seasonal difference more conspicuous than at Tokyo, which is south of Lisbon.
At some stations the minimum in the afternoon is indistinctly shown, but at Tokyo and Batavia it is much more conspicuous than the morning minimum.
Saigo's patriotism and his great services in the cause of the restoration of the administrative power to the throne were so fully recognized that his son was raised to the peerage with the title of marquess, and his own memory was honoured by the erection of a bronze statue in Tokyo.
The town is connected by a branch line with the main railway from Tokyo.
By three protocols signed at Tokyo in August 1902 this question was agreed to be submitted to arbitrators, members of the court at the Hague, one to be chosen by each party with power to name an umpire.
On the completion of the feudal revolution of 1868 he was appointed governor of the province of Tosa, and having served six years in this office, was transferred to Tokyo as assistant minister of finance.
Within the period of Japans written history several eruptions are recorded the last having been in 1707, when the whole summit burst into flame, rocks were shattered, ashes fell to a depth of several inches even in Yedo (TOkyO), 60 m.
In the capital (Tokyo) the average yearly number of shocks throughout the 26 years ending in 1906 was 96, exclusive of minor vibrations, hut during the 50 years then ending there were only two severe shocks (i8S4 and 1894), and they were not directly responsible for any damage to life or limb.
It would seem that of late years Tajima, Hida, KOzuke and some other regions in central Japan have enjoyed the greatest immunity, while Musashi (in which province Tokyo is situated) and Sagami have been most subject to disturbance.
In this plain lie the capital,TOkyo, and the town of Yokohama.
This phenomenon was first noticed in the case of the plain on which s, stands the capital, TOkyO.
Naumann has concluded that formerly TokyO Bay stretched further over the whole level country of Shimosa and Hitachi and northwards as far as the plain of KwantO extends; that the mountain country of Kasusa-Awa emerged from it an island, and that a current ran in a north-westerly direction between this island and the northern mountain margin of the present plain toward the north-east into the open ocean.
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Works of wide scope and clear insight have been produced, and the Historiographers section in the Imperial University of TOkyO
It came into existence in KiOto and was thence transferred to Yedo (Tokyo), where the greatest of Japanese playwrights, Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1724), and a musician of exceptional talent, Takemoto Gidayu, collaborated to render this puppet drama a highly popular entertainment.
Thus the three colleges which formed the nucleus of the Imperial University of Tokyo were presided over by a graduate of Michigan College (Professor Toyama), a member of the English bar (Professor HOzumi) and a graduate of Cambridge (Baron Kikuchi).
Tokyo journals were all - on a literary or political basis, but the Osaka Asahi Commerch, Shimbun (Osaka Rising Sun News) was purely a Journailsa business undertaking.
In 1888 Maruyama established, another Asahi in Tokyo, and thither he was quickly followed by his Osaka rival, which in TOkyO took the name of Mainichi Dempo (Daily Telegraph).
But although the capital of Japan formerly played only an insignificant part in Japanese ceramics, modern Tokyo has an important school of artist-artisans.
The best known factory in Tokyo for decorative purposes is the Hyochi-en.
It was established in the Fukagawa suburb in 1875, with the immediate object of preparing specimens for the first Tokyo exhibition held at that time.