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Presentation facilities 1F exhibits

Hikiusu used at the rescue center

Hikiusu used at the rescue center
Father de Rotz carefully recorded the date, temperature, quantity, wind direction, number of workers, etc. of the production of somen at the Aid Center. The eastern wind is written as Kochi, the northwestern wind as Anaze, and the southerly wind as Hai. It can be seen from the records that he was working outside the summer, which is not suitable for making somen. At that time, it was said that women kneaded somen noodles before joining the church early morning mass.

Kokoro Cutting Machine (developed by Father de Rotz)

Kokoro Cutting Machine (developed by Father de Rotz)
A tool that can cut several parts at the same time while reciprocating left and right with a fulcrum centered on a circle.
 "If you don't have a sharp point, you'll be fine. You won't wear Kasuri or silk. For the sake of the world.
This song is a song made by the priest, which means “Eat foods like kankoro (dried sweet potatoes) and enjoy happiness and happiness even if you live in a poor kimono.”

Today's Aid Center as seen from Father de Rotz's record book

Today's maternity hospital as seen from Father De Lo's records
Father de Rotz left his daily activities in a record book.
If you look at the records of Father de Rotz, such as the number of meals, the number of ingredients, the contents of work for the day, the contents of purchases and sales, you can see the activities at that time. (Exhibits are materials that are easy to read based on a record book.)

Presentation facilities 2F exhibits

Harmonium (a type of reed organ)

Harmonium (a type of reed organ)
This harmonyum has the lead of the high-pitched part 3 row and the low-pitched part 2 row, and produces a very beautiful tone.
It has a transposition function that moves the keyboard left and right, and a function that produces a profound chord even with a single note.
Father de Rotz purchased it from around Meiji 22 (1889) to 23 (1890) and used it in daily masses.
[France: Made by Dumont]
1857 (Ansei year)-1930 (Showa 5) French pipe organ and harmonyum manufacturer 1899 (Meiji 22) Announced various types of harmony one after another, and won silver award at the Paris World Exposition
* You can also listen to the actual tone of Harmonium on the Nagasaki Yoka Tele website.Here

Tools for baking bread for mass

Tools for baking bread for mass
This is a tool to bake bread used by Mass, which Father de Rotz used to order from his home country.
It is quite heavy and can burn large and small ones.

Macaroni factory display

Noodle Weighing Scale, Noodle Box, Label for Noodle Box

Noodle Weighing Scale, Noodle Box, Label for Noodle Box
At that time, some of the noodle weighers that were actually used at the rescue center, wooden boxes that carry somen, and die cuts for labels to be printed on wooden boxes.

About Father de Rotz Memorial Museum (Former Seine Factory)

 In the Father de Rotz Memorial Hall (former Seine Factory) opposite the Former Shitsu Aid Center, various precious items left by Father de Rotz during childbirth activities in the Sotome area are on display.
Please drop in along with the Former Shitsu Aid Center.
* A separate admission fee is required.
Former Shitsu Aid Center
● Opening hours
 Tue-Sat: 9: 00-17: 00
 Sun: 11: 00-17: 00
(Final reception 16: 30)
● Closed days
 Monday (in the case of a holiday, the next day)
 2696-1, Nishishitsu-machi, Nagasaki-shi
 TEL 0959-25-1002
 FAX 0959-25-1006
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