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【d】  「なつかしくて、あたらしい セルロイド人形ってなぁに?」展
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[D] "What is a nostalgic and new celluloid doll?" Exhibition

Yokohama Doll Museum 
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Celluloid, which appeared as a material before the current plastic material in the late 1800s, was used to make celluloid dolls from the 1860s. It was actively made in Japan until the 1950s, and many children were impressed by its unique touch. In this exhibition, not only will celluloid dolls be exhibited from various angles such as "materials", "history", and "production process", but also the production background and production background will be focused on the activities of Hirai Toy Mfg. Co., Ltd., which is currently the only celluloid doll in Japan. Introducing "Miko", a lucky charm of Hirai Toy Mfg. Co., Ltd. and a typical doll that shows various faces by painting clothes and faces. [Exhibition contents] (1) Until celluloid is made Introducing what the material called celluloid is made of, in fact, it is made from unexpected plants. (2) Celluloid dolls from around the world Introducing celluloid dolls made in various countries including Europe. (3) Japanese celluloid dolls Introducing Japanese celluloid dolls, which are a valuable collection of individuals and companies. (4) Introduction of Hirai Toy Mfg. Co., Ltd. and Miko Introducing celluloid toys, molds, and various Miko dolls made by Hirai Toy Mfg. Co., Ltd., which is currently the only workshop in Japan that makes celluloid dolls.

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  • Hour
    9: 30-17: 00 (Last admission 16:30) <br /> * Closed every Monday, transfer closed on the following weekday if it is a national holiday
  • Address
    18 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama
  • Ticket type / Fee
    Admission fee Adults <high school students and above> 600 yen Children <elementary and junior high school students> 300 yen * Includes facility admission fee (adults 400 yen / children 200 yen) above
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