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[National Archives] Mysterious mysterious traditional Japanese playing card

Date It is Saturday, September 9 from Saturday, July 22, 2017
From 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed days Sundays and holidays ※But it is opened on August 11, 13th
Place Kitanomaru-koen Park 3-2
Access Subway Tozai Line Takebashi Station [1b exit] 5-minute walk
Free of charge
Sponsorship National Archives
Reference Incorporated administrative agency National Archives
TEL: 03-3214-0621

Event contents

Mysterious mysterious traditional Japanese playing card


―It is a waste of memorizing?
    The hundred poems of a hundred poets that are familiar at karuta meeting of New Year holidays in the present age. However, as for the clear reason, it is not revealed why it became pastime that gives poetic charm to New Year holidays. Besides, a lot of mysteries various in establishment circumstances and chosen 31-syllable Japanese poem. Plan exhibition of this summer approaches in "wonder" of such a traditional Japanese playing card. Do you not rediscover charm of traditional Japanese playing card in parent and child this summer?

 Main display

"Kokura Shiki Yamasho waka"
 Roll (kansubon) of the hundred poems of a hundred poets thought to be handwriting of the sincerity sea (Shinkai) known as comic tanka author. We are made with the luxurious binding including writing paper of texture design using sketch, haze, whitewash (feces) and mica of gold paint.

"Samurai family traditional Japanese playing card"
 In one of the different kind traditional Japanese playing cards (by traditional Japanese playing card converted under the influence of the hundred poems of a hundred poets newly in history), only 31-syllable Japanese poems of military commander of the ancient and modern times were collected and were grown.

"Mt. Ogura traditional Japanese playing card"
 The original (with script) of Old bright lapis lazuli which is puppet play that is in the first half of the Edo era. We interlaced gosentan and reigentan and described secret love of Sadaie Fujiwara (fujiwaranosadaie) (1162-1241) and expression child Imperial princess (shokushinaishinnou) (1149-1201).

 Allied event
Gallery talk
Date Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Wednesday, August 23
From 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Place The first floor of National Archives exhibit space
Undertaker comments on the highlight of plan exhibition. Prior application is unnecessary.
Display for a limited time
Date From Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to Tuesday, August 15
※Free of charge during period
Place The first floor of National Archives display hall
The original of "Imperial rescript of the end of the war" is displayed.
Summer vacation plan 2017
Date From Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Saturday, September 9
During period of plan exhibition, we carry out plan exhibition in summer vacation to be able to enjoy from child to adult. The details are this



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