Government General Museum of Chosen (Chosen Sotokofu Hakubutsukan) ed: HAKUBUTSUKAN JINHIN ZUKAN. Museum Exhibits Illustrated. N.p. (Seoul?), 1920-1943. Typically 12 full page collotype plates per volume (the large majority black-and-white, the occasional plate in colour) each with accompanying page of descriptive text. 14 vols. 32x23 cm. Decorative wrappers. Stitched. Japanese-style with ribbons.
Comprises volumes 2, 4-13 and 15-17 of a sporadic publication on the collections of the Government General Museum of Chosen based on archaeological findings in Korea by Japanese expeditions in the 1910s and 1920s together with long-standing holdings of the Museum. The objects shown are primarily Korean, together with a good number of early Chinese artefacts found at Korean sites plus a number of items from other Asian civilisations. Each object is illustrated with a full page photographic plate and described on an accompanying page of text. Captions to objects in most volumes in English. Main text in Japanese. A very scarce compilation. Even individual volumes extremely hard to find.
Subjects: Archaeology Art
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 363 in printed List 189.
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