Outline of Exhibition

2002 Exhibition of New Acquisitions
Period of exhibition Wednesday, January 15 to Sunday, February 16, 2003
Exhibition site Special Exhibitions Hall, National Museum of Japanese History
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Admission fee Including in General Admission Fee
Hours 9:30 - 16:30 (admitting entry untill 16:00)
Sponsor National Museum of Japanese History

The National Museum of Japanese History gives the public broad access to recently acquired collections and items as part of its policy of actively disclosing information regarding the museum's acquisitions.

This exhibition is divided into small sections, each focusing on one of the main exhibits, and giving a varied composition to the exhibition as a whole.

Main items for exhibition

  1. Ryusuimon-design dotaku (bronze bell-shaped vessels) exhibits
  2. Chinese stone rubbing exhibits
  3. Documents from Shosoin non-imperial treasury archives / From the library of the former Sanjonishi clan
  4. Premodern world map exhibits
  5. Nagasaki makie lacquer-work plaques
  6. Modern city exhibits
  7. Digital items
  8. Misemono (show) exhibits

Photos

Makie lacquer-work plaquette with portrait of Friedrich II (right side)

Makie lacquer-work plaquette with portrait of Friedrich II (right side)

Makie lacquer-work plaquette with portrait of Friedrich II (back side)

Makie lacquer-work plaquette with portrait of Friedrich II (back side)

Ryusuimon-design dotaku (bronze bell-shaped vessels)

Ryusuimon-design dotaku (bronze bell-shaped vessels)

Family report (shujitsu) of Ou-no-Hiromaro

Family report (shujitsu) of Ou-no-Hiromaro

Family report (shujitsu) of Touta-no-Mushimaro

Family report (shujitsu) of Touta-no-Mushimaro

Fiftieth volume of Engishiki (an important cultural property), Start of scroll

Fiftieth volume of Engishiki (an important cultural property), Start of scroll

Complete map of the world (Konyo bankoku zenzu), Reproduction

Complete map of the world (Konyo bankoku zenzu), Reproduction

Folding screen depicting people visiting Edo Castle

Folding screen depicting people visiting Edo Castle

Picture scrolls of the Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido, First scroll [1]

Picture scrolls of the Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido, First scroll [1]

Picture scrolls of the Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido, First scroll [2]

Picture scrolls of the Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido, First scroll [2]