1923 Great Kanto Earthquake

帝都大震災畫報 絵師不明 西垣武一 旧蔵 1923年

淺草公園花屋敷及十二階之真景

激震ト猛火ニ襲ハレシ神田萬世驛慘状之真景 / 猛火ニ包圍サレタル淺草觀世音之真景

新吉原遊廓仲之町猛火大旋風之真景(吉原公園花園池燒死者燒香所) / 激震ト猛火ニ襲ハレシ上野廣小路松阪屋附近之真景

"大正十二年九月一日午前十一時五十八分関東地方未曽有の大震起り地ハ亀裂を生じ家屋ハ倒壊し東京市内ハ八十余箇所より火災起り一面火の海と化し水道ハ断水し風勢ハ強烈にして消防の術なく焼失家屋三十六万余戸死者七八万余負傷者其数算し難く殊ニ本所方面の避難者ハ互ニ安全地ニ逃げんとせしも各橋墜落し交通杜絶したる為其多数ハ?原町方面の廣場へ避難せしに一陣の旋風ハ猛火の渦を巻きあげ群集の頭上ニ落下し搬出せる荷物の一時ニ發火せし為め焼死者を出したる最も甚大の場所なり 焼失戸数三十六万六千二百六十二戸 焼失區内 芝 麹町 神田 日本橋 京橋 赤坂 下谷 浅草 本所 深川 大島町一部"

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