[Miscellaneous Sites in Japan] [lantern slide]: the Zen stone garden at Ryōan-ji Temple in Kyoto
1 lantern slide: col. ; 3.25 x 4 in
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Ryōan-ji Temple (Kyoto, Japan)
The site was visited by the Garden Club of America tour on May 22, 1935. Coarse raked sand spread in the forepart of the formal garden imparts an air of serenity and coolness.
Historic plate number: "5."
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