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親子で囲碁遊び /  Parent-child play in chess

BAKUMATSU BABIES -- Smiling Father Teaches His Kids the Game of "Go" in Old Japan The above image was taken by RENJO SHIMOOKA, and is probably the first photograph in the history of Japan to show an actual "toothy" smiling face.

Mother and Child.  Hand-colored photo, 1870’s, Japan, by photographer Felice Beato

Mother and Child. Hand-colored photo, Japan, by photographer Felice Beato (Corfù, 1833 circa – Firenze,

Kamado / Furnace, 1957. Mother with children cooking at electric kettle

Kamado / Furnace, Mother with children cooking at electric kettle

謎に包まれた妖艶の芸妓。明治・大正・昭和を生きた「富菊」のオーラが、時代を超えている

謎に包まれた妖艶の芸妓。明治・大正・昭和を生きた「富菊」のオーラが、時代を超えている

It's pretty funny to see such an elegant woman (especially a Geisha) feeding chickens, but somehow it works.

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