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Exhibition examines Japanese views of other cultures

About and Beyond the Outer Precincts of the Palace at Chiyoda

The University Art Museum exhibition "Japanese Views of East and West: Imprinting the Other in Meiji Eyes" features color woodblock prints focusing on the country's perceptions of other cultures from the 1860s to the beginning of the 20th century. Above is a section from the 1897 woodblock print "About and Beyond the Outer Precincts of the Palace at Chiyoda" by Toyohara Chikanobu. (Return to news article)

Image courtesy of the University Art Museum

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