ATTIC MUSIUM

神奈川大学
日本常民文化研究所
Institute for the Study of Japanese Folk Culture Kanagawa University

Holdings

Digital Collection of Paintings

  Ink and water color paintings collected or copied by the staff of the Attic
Museum mainly depict farming implements and farmer’s life.
  “Shiki Kosaku Kodomo Yugi Zukan (Scroll of Cultivation and Children’s Play in Four Seasons)” and five paintings of farm implements are available online.

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Shiki Kosaku Kodomo Yugi Zukan【Digital image】

  About 7.8 meters wide and 30 centimeters long, the colorful portrayal of rice farming on washi paper shows the transition of seasons with Japanese apricots, cherries, pampas grass, and maples. Affixed with a short caption, the scroll is dated “Early August, 1703” and signed and sealed by the painter.

Paintings of farm implements【Digital images】


  • Paintings of farm implements in Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Paintings of farm implements in Yamashiro and Tamba

  • Gunma Prefecture’s handbook of farm implements

  • Paintings of farm implements in Nishimuro Country, Wakayama Prefecture

  • Paintings of farm implements in Hidaka Country, Wakayama Prefecture

  The ISJFC owns “Paintings of farm implements in Hiroshima Prefecture,” “Paintings of farm implements in Yamashiro and Tamba,” “Gunma Prefecture’s handbook of farm implements,” “Paintings of farm implements in Nishimuro Country, Wakayama Prefecture,” and “Paintings of farm implements in Hidaka Country, Wakayama Prefecture.” Pictures are drawn on washi paper and bound in Japanese style with the original cover protected with a thicker cover.

Catfish painting


Catfish painting

Fishing grounds map (large hand-copied painting kept separately from the document)


Fishing grounds map (owned by ISJFC)

Original prints of ebiki (“pictopedia”) 


Original prints of ebiki

Printed books, manuscripts


Saigyodou Collection

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Institute for the Study of Japanese Folk Culture
Kanagawa University

Email: jomin-office@kanagawa-u.ac.jp
Tel: +81-(0)45-481-5661
Fax: +81-(0)45-413-4151