Art & Design

The Chief, The Missionary, His Wife & Her Brother

13 July - 2 November 2019

Open Tues – Sat 10am-5pm

Hertford Museum, 18 Bull Plain, Hertford, SG14 1DT

020 7492 6570

Discover the amazing family of the Hertford Museum founders and their fascinating lives amongst the Ainu, the indigenous people of Hokkaido, North Japan. The Japan Foundation is proud to support this exhibition's telling of the story of Missionary John Batchelor, his wife Louisa, her brother Walter Andrews, Bishop of Hokkaido, and the inimitable Chief Penri of Piratori.

Illustrated by fantastic Japanese items from the museum's own collections as well as examples of Ainu culture loaned by the British Museum.

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