The Kyoto University Museum collection: Glass Film Plate Photographs about Field Research on Okinawa, 1932.

Records of field researches about the ruins of the Sachihija shell midden, Ryukyu tiles, Ryukyu magatamas (comma-shaped beads) by the Laboratory of Archaeology, Kyoto Imperial University in June 1932. The collection also include group photographs taken in a visit to Okinawa and Kyushu by the Laboratory of Japanese History at the university in October 1932. The photographs in the former records are supposed to be by a lecturer Sadahiko Shimada at Faculty of Letters, Kyoto Imperial University, and a part of the photographs were used in his articles. These valuable materials show Okinawa in the beginning of Showa period.

  • [Name of Creator(s)] Sadahiko Shimada; Laboratory of Archaeology, Kyoto Imperial University (hosted by the Kyoto University Museum)
  • [Date] 1932
  • [Archivist and Date] 2017
  • [Extent] 92 glass film plates
  • [Existence and Location of Copies] 100 metadata records
  • [Finding Aid (Peek)]