Reports on Research Surveys by Year

May 12-21, 2013

The 4th North American Survey (Morse Collection Survey)

Conducted by National Museum of Japanese History (Okubo, "Overseas Locations Survey Team (General Survey)")

Locations surveyed: Peabody Essex Museum and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Participants: Jun'ichi Kobayashi

Materials in the Peabody Essex Museum Morse Collection were surveyed, photographed, and inspected (approximately 300 items). Discussions were also held about building a database. Preparations were also undertaken regarding the opening of an exhibition in Japan that will use the museum's Morse Collection.

(Text: Kobayashi)