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The gifts of love are written on the landscape in grand and humble ways from ancient times to modern.
Collection: Love's Enduring Story
Creator: CHIN
The Innu traditionally clothed them selves in caribou skin. Caribou skin coats were often beautifully decorated and provided warm protection from bitter northerly winds.
Collection: Innu Objects
Creator: The Rooms
A short history of the samurai class in Japan spanning six centuries from 1185 until the Meiji restoration in 1868.
Collection: Exploring Japan: Samurai – Warrior Class of Japan
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
A timeline of the primary religions of Japan, Shinto, Buddhism, and Confucianism highlighting when they arrived in Japan and their peak years.
Collection: Exploring Japan: Spirituality – The Social Fabric of Japan
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
A highlight of key events both leading up to and during the Meiji era including the arrival of Commodore Perry, the trade missions, and the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars.
Collection: Exploring Japan: Meiji – Enlightened Rule
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Innikueu (doll) were traditionally made by Innu for their children to use as toys. “Tea dolls” stored tea that could be used if a family’s main tea supply ran out.
Collection: Innu Objects
Creator: The Rooms
No other flower has generated such poetry, prose or praise as the “queen of flowers,” the rose.
Collection: With Heart and Hand
Creator: CHIN
Noh is a type of play both performed and enjoyed by the samurai with whom it was very popular as the themes often reflected samurai history.
Collection: Exploring Japan: Samurai – Warrior Class of Japan
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
During the Kofun period, Japanese elite were buried in elaborate tombs decorated with hollow clay figures called haniwa that can vary much in size, shape, design, detail and placement around tombs.
Collection: Exploring Japan: Spirituality – The Social Fabric of Japan
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Because wars were huge and terrible events that mustn't be repeated in the 21st century.
Collection: The Memory Collection: 20 Objects from the 20th Century
Creator: CHIN
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