Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima, Japan

Atomic Bomb 1945

The Disappointed Tourist: Hiroshima Castle, Ellen Harvey, 2021. Oil and acrylic on Gessoboard, 24 x 18″ (61 x 46 cm). Photograph: Etienne Frossard.

A symbolic place when thinking about US-Japan relationship that has a lot to do with the WW-II. Yohei S.

Hiroshima Castle (Japanese: 広島城), sometimes called Carp Castle, is a castle in Hiroshima that was the seat of the local daimyo or feudal lord) The castle was originally constructed in the 1590s, but was destroyed in the U.S. atomic bombing of August 6, 1945. The castle was rebuilt in 1958. The replica now houses a museum of Hiroshima’s history before World War II. The image is based on an uncredited photograph.