Murai Kichibe – A Tobacco Baron in Modern Japan

Tobacco & Salt Museum

poster for Murai Kichibe – A Tobacco Baron in Modern Japan
[Image: Cigarettes “HERO” Murai Brothers & Co. Released in 1894]

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Kichibe Murai (1864-1926) was president of Murai Bros., once a major domestic firm before the sale of tobacco became restricted. Cigarette, signs, posters, advertisements, and other materials featuring Murai, the company, and the tobacco industry in the Meiji era are on display.



from October 31, 2020 to January 24, 2021
Exhibition Hours 11:00-17:00. Open on November 23 and January 11. Closed on November 24 and December 28 to January 4.



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