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The above is one of eight large half-tone color images --- originally photographed in 3-D ca.1898 by T. ENAMI --- that illustrate the JAPAN article by WALTER WESTON in the multi-volume, best-selling PEOPLES OF ALL NATIONS (1922).

THE BABYSITTERS of YOKOHAMA in OLD JAPAN -- Hand Tinted in ENGLAND

I recently posted two stereoviews showing this image as it was hand-tinted and published in JAPAN and AMERICA. www.flickr.com/photos/24443965@N08/3863530071/ The above shows the same picture as a full, uncropped half-stereoview, published in 1922 by the talented BRITS ! However, the caption (which I normally would have cropped off) is so, uhhhhh, illustriously British, that I have included it under the photo as originally printed. It is possible that Enami delivered already-tinted images for…

Inspiration picture for CAROUSEL from costume designer Abby Parker. #Carousel #Costumes

Stairway To Fairyland

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Tattooed woman with a sake bottle, ca. 1860s

Tattooed japanese woman from Meiji period

Tattooed woman with a sake bottle, ca. 1860s

日々雑感: 福岡アーカイブ

日々雑感: 福岡アーカイブ

O-mikuji (おみくじ) is a form of divination that relies on random chance. Traditionally, a small box with a slot in one end is shaken until a bamboo stick falls out. The stick has a number that corresponds to a slip of paper on which the fortune is revealed.

O-mikuji or Sacred Lots 1910s

O-mikuji (おみくじ) is a form of divination that relies on random chance. Traditionally, a small box with a slot in one end is shaken until a bamboo stick falls out. The stick has a number that corresponds to a slip of paper on which the fortune is revealed.

永井 荷風:なんだか変人作家らしい。昔な文学興味ないのだけど、俄然興味出る写真。

永井 荷風:なんだか変人作家らしい。昔な文学興味ないのだけど、俄然興味出る写真。

Shoko Tendo, the daughter of Yakuza boss Hiroyasu Tendo

Yakuza Tattoos on Japanese Men & Women

Japanese gangsters, or "Yakuza", display colorful tattoos as part of a longstanding underworld tradition. Their wives, mistresses and girlfriends often sport similar body art, often intricately detailed and breathtakingly beautiful.

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過酷な明治時代の食事は、一日玄米四合、漬物、味噌汁だけだった : 哲学ニュースnwk

1: 茶トラ(秋田県):2012/10/22(月) 20:10:38.68 ID:IEEQkSYM0このほど公開したレポート「文学に見る、明治期日本の質素な『食』事情」では、宮沢賢治の「雨ニモマケズ」を取り上げ、明治時代の日本の食生活を紹介。 この文中に登場する「一日に玄米四合と味噌と少しの野

Awa Kenzo (1880–1939), Zen and kyudo (archery) master who gained worldwide renown after the publication of Eugen Herrigel's cult classic "Zen in the Art of Archery" in 1953.

Train like a samurai: Ten Arrows | Breach Bang Clear

Practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect. Imperfect practice makes rehearsed. You’ve heard a lot of advice on different