OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN, a photo blog of Japan in the Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods

Old Photos of Japan
shows photos of Japan between the 1860s and 1930s. In 1854, Japan opened its doors to the outside world for the first time in more than 200 years. It set in motion a truly astounding transformation. As fate would have it, photography had just been invented. As the old country vanished and a new one was born, daring photographers took photos. Discover what life was like with their rare and precious photographs of old Japan.
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1890s • Two Half-Nude Women

Two Half-Nude Japanese Women

A woman is sleeping on a futon, while another woman is smoking a kiseru (煙管) pipe. Both of the women are bare-breasted. A tobbaco tray, books and a fan lay on the floor in front of them, an andon lamp can be seen behind them.

Photographer: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Medium: Albumen Print
Image Number: 70606-0008
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Posted by • 2008-06-29
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