The Hōryūji Treasures and Early Meiji Cultural Policy

@article{McDermott2006TheHT,
  title={The Hōryūji Treasures and Early Meiji Cultural Policy},
  author={Hiroko T. McDermott},
  journal={Monumenta Nipponica},
  year={2006},
  volume={61},
  pages={339 - 374}
}
TODAY, no visitor would be surprised to see Buddhist statues and other religious icons as part of the standing exhibition of a Japanese museum. The practice of displaying such objects as examples of Japanese cultural heritage has long been taken for granted. The National Museums in Nara and Kyoto are particularly noted for displays of this sort. Among present-day museums, however, the Gallery of Hôryûji Treasures (Hôryûji Hômotsukan 法隆寺 宝物館) of the Tokyo National Museum occupies a special place… Expand
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