Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Vintage Japan

These photos of Japan are from the Library of Congress Stereograph Collection.

A Japanese woman carrying two babies on yoke, 1928
A morning ride in a jinrikisha, Sugita, Japan, 1896
 A peasant woman, with baby tied on her back, washing 
lettuce, on the shore of Lake Motosu, Japan, 1904
 Amidst the beauties of springtime--dwarf cherry 
trees at Omuro Gosho temple, ca. 1904
Coaling the Pacific Mail S.S. "Siberia" at the 
fortified naval station of Nagasaki, Japan, 1904

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