¡to The important historical
materials and documents which are
related to Ii family
¡to vol.2

The people of the Iis
iThe introduction of the data to be related toj



ƒThe old photograph of Hikone-jo Castle in the Meiji period„
The characters of Naomasa Ii's handwriting

An image (the left) and the picture of the horseithe rightjwhich Naomasa Ii drew when he was young.
*All materials are possession of Kyoto Ii museum.
(c)Kyoto II museum all rights reserved.
all photograph, texts, etc. belong to Kyoto II museum@and forbids reproducing without notice.

a portrait of Naosuke Ii
iNaoyasu Ii who was the last master of Yoita feudal lord drew his father Naosuke)

ƒphotograph of Naonori Iiithree piecesj„
iTop right cornerj A rare photograph before the Meiji revolution
iIn the leftj The figure which had his hair bobbed after revolution. He resembles his mother in appearance.
Tomoko Ii
Masako Ii


* The generation mentioned above is a thing when it assumed Naotsugu the first generation of Yoita.
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statue of Naomasa Ii
(An object of worship of Ii Srine)
statue of Naomasa Ii
Garden lantern of Ii Shrine
Chief vassal Kimata Moriyasu and the Onoda Tamenori contributed this garden lantern to set it up in both sides of the altar of Ii Shrine.The Shinto shrine went to ruin after Meiji revolution, and the garden lantern was lost. However, it was established here with the connection by the discovery of the Director Ii.He discovered frame of God 20 several years ago,too. It should say the relationship of the wonder really.
 

According to the sumi painting on the back of the statue,Naonaka Ii (Naosuke's father) of the Hikone feudal lord dedicated this statue to Senrin temple on February 1, 1798.Senrin temple is a place of end of Naomasa.February 1, 1798 is an anniversary of a death of Naomasa.This statue seems to express the features of later years of Naomasa.
Founder Fujiwara Tomoyasu has a legend born from a well. He was distinguished for intellectual faculties and excelled in the physical strength.The neighboring  enemies were afraid of him.The looks are expressed in this statue well.
statue of Tomoyasu Ii
(Heian period)
Naoaki Ii who was the thirteenth Hikone feudal clan feudal lord and chief ministry of the Shogunate erected an Ii Hachiman shrine as a shrine of forefather Fujiwara Tomoyasu in east era of Hikone-jo Castle in August 1831. A main shrine was built in 1836 by contribution of the master of Hikone feudal clan and chief vassals, and the construction was filled with extravagance. It became a noted place of Hikone.After World War II, the main shrine went to ruin, and the torii (main gate) collapsed. The frame of God in here also began to flow outside, and became missing. However, it is rescued by the director who tried for the save of the Iis historical materials, and it is saved. Sukenori Shirakawa wrote the character of Ii Shrine of the frame of God.
Kyoto Ii museum
the origin of Ii Shrine
 
The Director Ii continued the studies of history of the Iis, the historical materials of the military tie in particular, and of the red armor since he was young.When he moved from Hikone to Kyoto and established field of battle arms date reference museum in Shimogamo, He made the small shrine which worshiped Naomasa Ii in a residence to express the will of adoration to the Iis ancestors as a person of the former Hikone feudal clan connection.This is the origin of current Kyoto Ii Shrine.The chief god is Tomoyasu Ii who was the founder of Ii and Naosuke Ii who was an ancestor of the restorer.
 
statue of Naotaka Ii

Image of Tomoyasu Ii
 
 
It is an image of Tomoyasu Ii who is the founder of the Iis.Tomoyasu wears armor in this image, and he is divinized.This picture is imagination-like, and there are not the proof.It is the one of the precious images which people of the Iis worshiped as "Ii-Hachimaniguardian godj".
A portrait of Naomasa Ii (part)