Japanese Chest with Embedded Glass Fragments


Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima, Japan

Shizuko Doi (then 34) was exposed to the A-bomb in the first-floor living room of her home. The blast shattered the windows, and glass fragments cut into her upper body and the chest of drawers standing near her.


  • Title: Japanese Chest with Embedded Glass Fragments
  • Date: 1945-08-06/1945-08-06
  • Location: 2,500 m from the hypocenter, Mitaki-hon-machi
  • Contributor: Donated by Hiroshi Doi  Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum collection

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