Imperial Ceremonies

"Imperial Ceremonies"

Heiseikan Thematic Exhibition Room  October 8, 2019 (Tue) - January 19, 2020 (Sun)

  
Scenes from Yuki Province for the Grand Thanksgiving Festival of 1764, Scenes of the first and second months, Edo period, dated 1764 (on exhibit through December 1, 2019)

Imperial ceremonies have traditionally been performed by the Japanese court and its central pillar, the emperor. For these events, precedence has been held in high regard and thorough records have been kept of past ceremonies, including paintings and historical materials.