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Vitrified Rooftile from Hiroshima, Japan, 5 August 1945

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Inventory Number: 22526
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1961-54
Brief Description: Vitrified Roof tile from Hiroshima, Japan, 5 August 1945, With accompanying booklet "It was 8.15 am, A Record of Atomic-bomb Hiroshima for the Last Ten Years", published by The Hiroshima Committee for World Peace Council, 1955, and Professor Takayama's business card (currently kept inside front cover of book).

Packed in shoe box with tissue, accompanying booklet, business card, and original brown paper bag (Raffle ticket '186', written on side 'Tile From Hiroshima' 'Y186' 'Hiroshima Exhibit')and brown paper wrapping.
C. L. Blaxland 2/8/2011
Provenance: Presented by Professor Kazuto Takayama, Hiroshima University (Professor of Ancient History, Department of Western History)
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Material(s): Tile


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