Enlightenment and the Destruction of the Old Ways Compared
錦絵3枚続 歌川芳藤 1882年(明治15) 江戸東京博物館蔵

The special exhibition “From Ukiyo-e to Photography: Cultural Awakening in Japan’s Visual Field” will be held between October 10 and December 6 at Edo Tokyo Museum (Sumida City, Tokyo Prefecture). Presenting a wide variety of ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints) and photos, the exhibition will shed light on an aspect of Japan’s cultural modernization. A same-day ticket for the general public costs 1,350 yen and is limited to this exhibition only.

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