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“Japan Heritage” Certified by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in FY2016
The “DATE Culture” Fostered by Masamune
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13 Materials Related to the Keicho-era Mission to Europe

13 Materials Related to the Keicho-era Mission to Europe

These are the materials brought back by the mission that Masamune had sent to the King of Spain and the Pope, in order to request trade with Nueva España (Mexico) and dispatch of missionary. It includes “Certificate of Citizenship of Rome Conferred onto HASEKURA Tsunenaga”, cross and the “Portrait of HASEKURA Tsunenaga” and is considered to be highly valuable set of historical materials that showcases how the international exchange was practiced right before the start of the national isolation in the Edo period.

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Stories : 2 The Establishment of Culture by Masamune
Designated : 8 National Treasure17 UNESCO Memory of the World
Categories : 2 Foresight with Global Vision
Regions : 1 Sendai City
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Name : 13 Materials Related to the Keicho-era Mission to Europe
Location : 26 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai City
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Collection of Sendai City Museum
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“Japan Heritage” Certified by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in FY2016
The “DATE Culture” Fostered by Masamune

“DATE Culture” Promoting Project Executive Committee
Miyagi Prefectural Bureau of Education, Department of Cultural Properties Protection 8-1 Hon-cho 3-chome, Aoba-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi