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Book

Donated to the museum in 1933 by Exeter-resident Lieutenant-Colonel R.J. Saumarez. Page 1: Utagawa Yoshitora (active c.1836 -1887) Date: 1863 Publisher: Maruya Tetsujiro (Enjudo publishing house) This depicts a scene at the court of...

Mask

Created by craftsman Ha Ko Tani, this face mask depicts the character of a male lion called Sasano. Ka’gura is a ritual dance that has its roots in Japanese Shinto...

Starfish

‘Challenger Expedition: Station 233. Off Kobe, Japan. Depth 15-91m. Surface temp. 16.90C.’ 17.5.1875 Sladen collection....

Hardy kiwi

This wood is used in Japan for making tobacco boxes. It comes from a collection of specimens and photos chiefly concerned with economic botany collected by J R Jackson of...

Foot sock

Ankle-high split-toed socks (tabi) have their roots in 15th century Japan. They are worn by both men and women with other footwear such as geta (elevated sandals) and waraji (woven...

Straw sandal

A warraji tthat was once commonly worn by people, now worn more by Buddhist monks. This type of footwear, like other Japanese shoes, permitted air to circulate around the...

Straw sandal

A warraji tthat was once commonly worn by people, now worn more by Buddhist monks. This type of footwear, like other Japanese shoes, permitted air to circulate around the...

Starfish

‘Challenger Expedition: Off Yokohama, Japan, 9-46m.’ 1872-1876. Sladen collection....

Starfish

‘Challenger Expedition: Station 233. Off Kobe, Japan. Depth 15-91m. Surface temp. 16.90C.’ 17.5.1875 Sladen collection....