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Category Archives: Museums

The Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has one of the largest collections of Japanese artistic works outside Japan. Some 11,000 Japanese postcards in the early 20th century, covering a variety of topics, are now viewable on its website. Many of them were used in the the Russo-Japanese War as propaganda, but there are other […]

Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

More than 125,000 high-resolution images of works from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, one of the leading museums in the world, have gone online, and free for all. Paintings and artifacts from East Asia can also be found in its collection. The museum invites the public to become the curator and use them creatively. We encourage […]