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Records of History

"Records of History"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 15  January 30, 2018 (Tue) - March 18, 2018 (Sun)

  
Map of Kyushu (Small-sized map) (detail), By Ino Tadataka, Edo period, 19th century (Important Cultural Property)

Tokyo National Museum includes a large collection of historical objects and documents. This collection began with objects previously owned by the Edo shogunate government. From the museum's establishment in 1872 (Meiji 5) onward, the collection grew through the holding of exhibitions as well as surveys of cultural properties.

Current exhibit includes:
Map of Kyushu (Small-sized map), By Ino Tadataka, Edo period, 19th century (Important Cultural Property)
Map of Tokaido Highway, Scroll 1Shinagawa, Nitta Shrine of Ikegami, Kawasakidaishigawara, Kanagawa, Hodogaya, Totsuka, Fujisawa,
Compiled by the Office of TransportationFormerly preserved at Asakusa Bunko Library, Edo period,1806 (Important Cultural Property)
Ritual Dance at Kasuga Shrine, Jinshin Survey Photographs,
By Yokoyama Matsusaburo, Dated 1872 (Important Cultural Property)