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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:00:40 +0000
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Object of the Day
rare book
Smithsonian Libraries
fireworks
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<img width="640" height="856" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/firework-700x936.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="firework" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/firework-224x300.jpg 224w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/firework-700x936.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/firework.jpg 766w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />Written by Rayna Wang. Pyrotechnics, The History and Art of Firework Making, from the rare book collection at Cooper Hewitt&#8217;s design library, is illustrated with several wood-block prints of Japanese fireworks made by Hirayama Firework factory in Yokohama, Japan in the late 19th century. Fireworks were firstly developed in China, then Japanese pyrotechnics developed them...
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