MeijiShowa — historical images of Japan between the 1860s and 1930s all imagesphotographyillustrationsmapscalendar [ ? ] view cart (0)

130601-0035 - Great Kita Fire

PURCHASE A LICENSE

Osaka Meiji 1900s Unknown
The Oebashi Bridge (大江橋) spanning the Dojimagawa River, after the Great Kita Fire (キタの大火, Kita no Taika) of July 31, 1909 (Meiji 42) in Osaka. The fire destroyed 14,067 houses and buildings and became the impetus for the creation of the Osaka fire fighting dept. As a result of the fire, glass lamps were banned and replaced by metal ones, and the authorities began promoting the use of electricity. See blog entry: http://oldphotosjapan.com/en/photos/246/great-kita-fire

Original text: 大阪市北区 未曾有の大火 (鎮火後大江橋焼落の惨状)
Kjeld Duits Collection BridgesDisasters
Find similar:
Dojima, KIta Taika, Oebashi Bridge, Osaka, bridges, disasters, engineering, fires, rivers
Share |
1 Year License Editorial Advertising Packaging
Small (Web)
1MB/72dpi
USD 45.00 USD 89.00 USD 115.00
Medium (B6)
10MB/300dpi
USD 110.00 USD 140.00 USD 160.00
Large (A4)
23MB/300dpi
USD 140.00 USD 170.00 USD 185.00
Larger sizes available. Contact Us!