Statues - Hither & Thither

Japan
Tokyo - 東京

the Ōte-moat
(Chiyoda-ku 千代田区)

和気清麻呂

Wake no Kiyomaro

Bizen province 733-799
high-ranking Japanese official during the Nara period.
(Wikipedia)
Asayama Sato
1940

Tokyo - 東京 /  和気清麻呂   Tokyo - 東京 /  和気清麻呂

Description

Bronze statue.

Information Sign

Tokyo - 東京 - 和気清麻呂   Tokyo - 東京 - 和気清麻呂

(left: tablet on the backside of pedestal; right: tablet on a stone monument nearby the statue)
Transcription in html and translation wanted!

Annotation

Erected in 1940 to commemorate

Tokyo - 東京 - 和気清麻呂

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 35°41'22" - E 139°45'36")

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: jp014; Photograph: 1 February 2008  / updated: 26 March 2013
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt