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Thank You for your donations from former years

April 2012 - September 2013

Donations in the above period for saving cultural properties damaged in the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake reached 2,275,989 yen. We sincerely thank you for your support.
Your donations were used for funding of rescue activities by Tokyo National Museum staff, specifically for the transporting of cultural properties in Fukushima prefecture that could not be preserved within the prefecture.
In the affected areas, long-term support by cultural property specialists is required. We respectfully ask for your continued support and cooperation.


Measuring radiation at the Futaba Museum of History and Folklore


Transporting wrapped cultural properties at the Tomioka Museum of History and Folklore


Activities at a temporary preservation center (disused Soma Girls' High School)

 

 

April 2011 - March 2012

Donations for saving cultural properties damaged in the 2011 Tohoku earthquake have reached a total of 4,831,746 yen. We sincerely thank you for your support.

Your donations were used in the following ways:
  1.Donation to the Foundation for Cultural Heritage and Art Research: 1,876,761 yen
     (for restoration of cultural properties)
  2.Funding of rescue activities by museum staff: 2,954,985 yen
     Removal of salt, elimination of mold, fumigation, temporary cases, etc.

In the affected areas, long-term support by cultural property specialists is required. We respectfully ask for your continued support and cooperation.

 

Ishinomaki City
In Iwate prefecture, the museum performed activities including the disinfection of temporary preservation centers and the fumigation of cultural properties.
 
Rikuzentakata City
In Iwate prefecture, the museum performed activities including the disinfection of temporary preservation centers and the fumigation of cultural properties.
 
Oshu City
In Iwate prefecture, we also carried out conservation of cultural properties, including cleaning, disassembly, removal of salt, and drying activities. Oil paintings were moved to the TNM for treatment.
 

 

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