Meiji Japan

Also known as: Edward Sylvester Morse Collection at the Peabody Essex Museum

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The papers of Edward Sylvester Morse, an American natural scientist, art historian, and early Western resident of Japan. Includes correspondence, journals, sketches, publications, and secondary source materials collected by Morse. Documents life in Japan before it was transformed by Western modernization.

Access restricted to the Queen's community

Date Coverage

  • 1858-1925

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