No.193 November 20/2015


Special Feature:Cartoons and Caricatures in the Ukiyo-e Style

Commentary on the Special Features (OKUBO Jun’ichi)
Special Feature 1: The Rise of Caricatures (OKUBO Jun’ichi)
Special Feature 2: Caricatural and Cartoonish Aspects of Pictorial Puzzles (IWASAKI Hitoshi)
Special Feature 3: Personification Cartoons by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (TSUDA Takako)
Special Feature 4: Cartoons and Caricatures by Kobayashi Kiyochika (IWAKIRI Shin’ichirou)


What was Akibito Komaru Perplexed about? 
Nishiki-e Paintings Featuring Children’s Games (OKUBO Jun’ichi)

A Witness to History

A photographic introduction to items from the collection
Japanese Kimonos with Western Floral Patterns
(SAWADA Kazuto)

Invitation to History

Temporary Exhibition in Galleries 3 & 4: Ishūretsuzō: A Series of Portraits of Ainu Chieftains–People, Artifacts, and Communities that Create an Image of the Ezo Region (UCHIDA Junko)

Introducing Our Researchers-- Part 80

An Approach to the Studies of the Ancient Encyclopedia “Engishiki”: Exploring Interdisciplinary Research (KIYOTAKE Yuji)

Museum Displays Today-- Part 45

Tobacco & Salt Museum

Reopening of Tobacco & Salt Museum in Its New Location in Sumida Ward


Exhibition Review

What connects Japan and Germany?

(FUJIHARA Tatsushi)

An Introduction to the Rekihaku Forum

How to Understand the Jōmon Period and Its Culture and Society

(YAMADA Yasuhiro)

An Introduction to the Seasonal Exhibition at the Botanical Garden of Everyday Life

Rekihaku News