MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Manuscript
DIMENSIONS: 10 X 12 1/2 inches (each volume, closed)
COMPONENTS: 4 volumes; 61 pages of names; housed in original envelope
NOTES: Rare set.
Language: Japanese
ITEM ID: 708
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List of Names of Renounced Christians

Year: 1801
Decade: 1800s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Four-volume manuscript list of names of individuals who have renounced Christianity, in keeping with the Shogun’s laws against the religion. This shows how the Tokugawa government was trying to control the spread of Christianity.