The story of one family's incredible journey across Japan in the 1900s.

In 1903 Majorie Bell left her home on a sheep station in Shelford, Australia to travel across Japan with her mother Hester and cousin Leslie. They documented their two-month trip by taking photographs and writing about their experiences in a diary.

The records of their visit are displayed here, alongside items from the gallery’s own collection of Japanese objects, prints and ceramics.

Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4AA

01926 742700


Opening times

Mon, Tues, Weds, Friday: 9:30am - 6pm

Thurs: 10am - 7pm

Saturday: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

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