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The majority of the posted images can be viewed at the "National Diet Library Digital Collection".

Descriptions etc.

Descriptions were produced by staff of the National Diet Library. In addition, a number of people assisted or otherwise cooperated with this exhibition. We would like to express our gratitude for their invaluable assistance.

Update information

Provision started on December 3, 2014


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