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Records of History

"Records of History"

Honkan Room 15  October 30, 2018 (Tue) - December 25, 2018 (Tue)

  
Map of Kyushu (Large-scale map), No. 9 (detail), Meiji era, 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 (Large-scale map), No. 9, Meiji era, 19th century (Important Cultural Property)
Exhibits for the World Exposition 1873 Vienna, By Yokoyama Matsusaburo and others, Meiji era, 19th century
Map of Oshudo Highway, Shirasawa, Ujiie; Akutsukashi, and Kitsuregawa, Edo period, dated 1806 (Important Cultural Property)