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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.


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


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

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 316 Box 9 Folder 23

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


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

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