Map of Ako Castle (Ako-jo zu)

Collection 池田家文庫
Resource Type2 古文書
資料種別2 池田家
Classification ShiroEzu T3
Call Number T3-5
Title Map of Ako Castle (Ako-jo zu)
Date 未詳
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size(height x width) 211.6 x 197.2
Note (端裏書)「赤穂城図、(朱)「□」」 (端裏ラベル)「記号:松、番号:六四」
Note 1999年裏打補修
Description なし
Volume 1枚
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Commentary This map shows details concerning the transfer of Ako Castle in 1701. On the slips of paper information is provided in vermilion ink, including the routes to the castle from Yagiyama and Mitsuishi in Okayama domain. This information was provided by warriors sent to Ako from Okayama domain. The vermilion lines show the routes taken by the troop of Lord Wakisaka of Tatsuno domain, who was responsible for receiving the castle. Vermilion triangles indicate the locations of guard stations in the castle town. It is noteworthy that the baileys of the castle are drawn in the style of a tactical map.