Snapshots: exploring a turning point in Japan’s history

Come along to “Snapshots: exploring a turning point in Japan’s history” an exhibition in Puaka-James Hight on level 2.

John Macmillan Brown (1846-1935) was the foundation professor of Classics and English at Canterbury College (now UC).  He visited Japan at a transitional time in history.  Using his photographs and archives from the Macmillan Brown Library, this exhibition explores the customs and manners of Japan and its people during this fascinating time.

The exhibition has been curated by College of Arts student intern Meredith Sim, with supervision by Richard Bullen (Associate Professor Art History) and Erin Kimber (Library Archivist).

Opening event: Friday 3 August, 4.30pm
Floor Talk by Meredith Sim and Richard Bullen, 17 August, 12.00noon

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