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Masters of Japanese prints: Hokusai and Hiroshige landscapes

The other week we went to Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to see an exhibition called “Masters of Japanese prints: Hokusai and Hiroshige landscapes” :) Unfortunately we were a bit late getting round to see this, but it was the first … Continue reading

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Toyota Tecno Museum

Toyota Tecno Museum, or to give it its full name; Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology (bit of a mouthful) is a museum in Nagoya charting the rise of the Toyoda family (that’s not a spelling mistake)  :) Sakichi … Continue reading

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The House of Hanaoka Seishu

Hanaoka Seishu was a Japanese surgeon during the Edo period, he pioneered Western surgery techniques in Japan and is thought to be the first person to perform surgery using a general anesthesia. His house in his hometown of Naga-cho, Kinokawa, … Continue reading

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