Photographic postcard of "the prosperous sight of the cross-road of 'Shijo' and 'Karasuma', the center of commercial circles, Kyoto." A traffic light marks the center of the intersection to the left of the photo. A man is standing in front of a trolly car behind the light. Two buildings are on the left and right of the photo marking two of the corners of the intersection. A man is getting on his bicycle in the bottom right section of the photo. A man with a pull cart and two other men on bicycles are in front of the building on the right.