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About these materials

The materials displayed at the 2014 exhibition entitled "Autograph manuscripts and original artwork of well-known people" were primarily documents for which copyright protection has expired. The NDL Digital Collections contains images for most of these items.

Explanatory notes

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Update information

Provision started on April 18, 2017


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