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…
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.
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.
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