UNESCO Memory of the World

Internationally acclaimed historic picture scroll.

Registered as UNESCO “Memory of the World” in 2017, the internationally acclaimed artwork “Picture Scroll of the Bizen Fleet Serving Chosen Tsushinshi”* is exhibited in the museum section of Shotoen Garden (in the Gochiso Ichibankan building) on Shimokamagarijima Island. The scroll depicts Korea’s historic diplomatic mission to Japan in 1748, documenting details such as the numerous boats, the state of the town and lifestyle of people at the time.
*It is an 8m long picture scroll documenting the fleet of Korean envoys traveling the Seto Inland Sea.

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