Smithsonian Exhibit Committee

ID: 94-4415

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 316 Box 9 Folder 23

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Summary

Local members of the Smithsonian Exhibit Committee supervise packing of a "zushigame," or castle-shaped cinerary urn, one of 80 items from museum treasures to contemporary crafts in an exhibit, "Okinawa -- Continuing Traditions" part of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The exhibit took place in Washington May 5-28, 1962. L to R: Mrs. Richard M. Look, Ryukyuan-American Art League; Eikichi Yamazato, chairman of the committee; Shinzan Yamada, artist; Matsutaro Kinjo, President of the Shuri Museum; Seikan Omine, artist; and Kaoru Omine, curio expert. Foreground: Post engineer employees who volunteered their services.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Look, Richard M
  • Yamazato, Eikichi
  • Yamada, Shinzan
  • Kinko, Matsutaro
  • Omine, Seikan
  • Omine, Kaoru
  • Shuri Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Other US Army picture in same file show craftsmen at work.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 316 Box 9 Folder 23

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1962

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Ryukyuan-American Art League
  • Event
  • Continuing Traditions (Exhibition)
  • Okinawa
  • Okinawa--Continuing Traditions (Exhibition)

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

94-4415

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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