Photograph of a ceramic shop, Arita Town, Kyushu Island, Japan;
Caption on slide
Ceramic shop, Arita Town, Kyushu Island, Japan.
Image was scanned from color slide. Caption information is from photographer's notes on slide.
Note: Arita (有田町, Arita-machi) is a town located in Nishimatsuura District, Saga, Japan. It is known for producing Arita porcelain, one of the traditional handicrafts of Japan. Each year, the town hosts the largest ceramic fair in Western Japan, the Arita Ceramic Fair. This event includes thousands of stores and stalls lining the six-kilometer main street. Kyūshū (九州, lit. "Nine Provinces") is the third largest island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands.--Wikipedia.
This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archivist, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.