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Is this a view of Tokyo (circa 1932)?

weiji2001

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I have a mystery postcard that may be the Tokyo skyline, circa 1932. The prominent building looks like one in Ginza in that era. Any idea?

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joadbres

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I have a mystery postcard that may be the Tokyo skyline, circa 1932. The prominent building looks like one in Ginza in that era.

Please post only high resolution scans when your images contain writing. The images you have posted recently are of much too low resolution.
 

Toritoribe

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I have a mystery postcard that may be the Tokyo skyline, circa 1932. The prominent building looks like one in Ginza in that era. Any idea?
The caption says 馬場先門附近 Near Babasaki-mon/gate (of the Imperial Palace). Judging from the direction (toward south), the building at the center of the photo would be 朝日生命館 Asahi Life Insurance Building (former 常磐生命ビル Tokiwa Life Insurance Building) at the corner of Hibiya Intersection.
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Here's the present view.
 

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Thanks @Toritoribe -san! I went through all gates of Edo Castle this afternoon but wasn't able to decipher much. :)
 
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