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[JCII photo salon] People who built old photo exhibition Meiji of the commemorative late Tokugawa period, Meiji in 2017

Date From Tuesday, January 30, 2018 to Sunday, February 25 from 10:00 to 17:00
Closed days Every Monday (but we are opened on February 12)
Place JCII photo salon (the first floor of 25, Ichibancho JCII building)
Access Hanzomon Line "Hanzomon Station" Exit 4, a 1-minute walk
Yurakucho Line "Kojimachi Station" Exit 3, an 8-minute walk
Admission charges Free of charge
Sponsorship JCII photo salon
Reference JCII photo salon
TEL: 03-3261-0300

Event contents

2017 memory
Old photo exhibition of the late Tokugawa period, Meiji
"People who built Meiji"

Iwakura mission ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Tomomi Iwakura and deputy ambassadors in San Francisco
(from the left) Takayoshi Kido, Naoyoshi Yamaguchi, Tomomi Iwakura, Hirobumi Ito, Toshimichi Okubo

Albumenized paper San Francisco 1871 (1872) 210*265mm

    In JCII photo salon, commemorative "people who built old photo exhibition Meiji of the late Tokugawa period, Meiji" are held for the 35th of old photograph series in 2017 from Tuesday, January 30, 2018 to Sunday, February 25.

    In Japan which removed the national seclusion system in 1854, internal disturbance by antiforeigner faction and uchimakuha which repelled Tokugawa shogunate government continued, and Restoration of the Imperial rule to return the government was done commander-in-chief of an expeditionary force against the barbarians Yoshinobu Tokugawa at last for 15 generations in 1867 by the Emperor Meiji. Then, when the Imperial Court issues great command of the Restoration of Imperial Rule, Boshin War happens, and former Shogunate power is defeated. And the new government called the Meiji government is created, and rapid Japanese modernization policy opens curtain. 1868 when the name of an era became Meiji as for it. It was just 150 years ago now.

    This display introduces people who played an active part in person related to various events happened in the Meiji era when cabinet system was established from the times of revering the Emperor and expelling the barbarians and uchimaku and the new times under the theme of the Meiji Restoration as memory in 2017.

    Ryoma Sakamoto and Shintaro Nakaoka, Kaishu Katsu who played an active part in stour of the late Tokugawa period. The old Shogunate forces and new government troop for it which fought by Boshin War. Person who arrived at government official in "three jobs" and "large politicians and bureaucrats" which started after the Restoration of Imperial Rule. Tomomi Iwakura, Toshimichi Okubo, Takayoshi Kido, Hirobumi Ito of Iwakura mission for the purpose of inspection such as revision of unequal treaty and European and American national system or industrial technique. Umeko Tsuda who also crossed the sea at 6 years old as female foreign student of Iwakura mission.

    Furthermore, person whom we made an effort for in Yataro Iwasaki and Tomoatsu Godai, Yukichi Fukuzawa, the financial world and study, art, religion including Shibasaburou Kitazato, medical field. Kanae Nagasawa who just went to the United States after the studying abroad with Hisaya Murahashi, and opened winery called Fountain glove in California Santa Rosa, and put success as King grape of California who released forerunner of Sapporo Breweries and first Japanese "chilled Sapporo beer" that it was in members of Satsuma feudal clan U.K. foreign student of the late Tokugawa period period. And you see financing of people who lived in the Meiji Restoration including person who played an active part in Shinpei Eto of revolt of Saga that it may be said that it is revolt of the last samurai and Issei Maebara of revolt of bush clover, the Saigo forces and government troop of the Southwestern Rebellion, cabinet system.
In addition, rare thing approximately 170 points to include a lot including photograph for period and large size copperplate engraving dressed in court dress of Toshimichi Okubo produced in 1879 after assassination by kiyossone are displayed than album which crest of Aoi said to that we were distributed to each close parent house of Tokugawa was embroidered on for photograph in the Governor-General Imperial Court guard times of Yoshinobu Tokugawa, childhood of Iesato Tokugawa.

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Keisho Ishiguro, Naomi Izakura talk show
Date Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 14:00 to 16:00
Venue 25, Ichibancho, Chiyoda-ku JCII building 6F
Entrance fee 300 yen
Capacity 100 people
Application JCII photo salon (03-3261-0300)
※No seat reservation

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