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Japanese Special Collections at Yale: Map Collection


Lanman Collection

A graduate of Yale University, Dr. Jonathan Trumbull Lanman was a professor of pediatrics at Down State Medical College of the State University of New York.  With his life-long interest in the Far East, he collected Japanese and Chinese maps, early travel accounts of voyages to the East, and prints as well as maps from other parts of world.   Japanese maps in this collection are woodblock printed maps mainly of the Edo period, several early European maps of Japan, and a few manuscripts maps of Japan.

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