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Samurai: The Warrior Class of Japan

January 31, 2004 - March 28, 2004

AWE Gallery

Samurai: The Warrior Class of Japan features woodblock prints illustrating the life and times of the samurai, including the famous story of the Chushingura or 47 Ronin, as well as numerous examples of scroll painting, armor and weaponry. A range of artefacts also represent the non-military lifestyle of the samurai, their enjoyment of Noh theatre, the tea ceremony, religious philosophy, and artistic pursuits.

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