Books on Military Science Held by the Ueda Family
Books on military science held by the Ueda Family, the chief adviser of the Hiroshima domain. This collection mainly consists of documents on Kosho-Ryu (甲州流) military science, and also contains some images on castellation.
Accession date: June 10, 1933
Supplier: Dai-san Syobo (第三書房)
The Ueda Family
The chief advisers of the Hiroshima domain and grand tea masters of Ueda-Souko-ryu (上田宗箇流). The first Ueda Shigeyasu (上田重安(宗箇), 1563-1650) served Niwa Nagahide (丹羽長秀) and Toyotomi Hideyoshi (豊臣秀吉) as a good worrier, learned tea ceremony from Furuta Oribe (古田織部) and he was also outstanding as a landscape architect. His talent was handed down to his offspring. The Ueda family's documents are preserved in Ueda-ryu-wafu-do (上田流和風堂) and Mihara City Library, Japanese and Chinese old books are collected in Hiroshima City Central Library.
- 『幕末維新の芸藩と国老上田家展』Hiroshima City Culture Foundation, 1989
- 政治史・茶道史研究協議会編『上田家文書調査報告書』Hiroshima City Board of Education, 2005
Please refer to the Shelf Guides for Rare Books of the Central Library