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Back in 1908, a German photographer Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) spent six months in Japan, documenting the everyday life of Japanese during the Meiji period.

Back in 1908, a German photographer Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) spent six months in Japan, documenting the everyday life of Japanese during the Meiji period.

Public swimming--women to the left, men to the right   Japan 1908 by Arnold Genthe

Public swimming--women to the left, men to the right Japan 1908 by Arnold Genthe

Awashima Chikage 淡島千景 (1924-2012) & Hasegawa Kazuo 長谷川一夫(1908-1984) in Zangiku monogatari 残菊物語 (Kabuki elegy) - Director : Shima Kouji 島耕二 (1901-1986) - Japan - Daiei 大映 - 1956

Awashima Chikage 淡島千景 (1924-2012) & Hasegawa Kazuo 長谷川一夫(1908-1984) in Zangiku monogatari 残菊物語 (Kabuki elegy) - Director : Shima Kouji 島耕二 (1901-1986) - Japan - Daiei 大映 - 1956

vintage everyday: Rare Vintage Photographs of Japan's Daily Life Taken by Arnold Genthe in 1908

vintage everyday: Rare Vintage Photographs of Japan's Daily Life Taken by Arnold Genthe in 1908

Rare Vintage Photographs of Japan's Daily Life Taken by Arnold Genthe in 1908

Rare Vintage Photographs of Japan's Daily Life Taken by Arnold Genthe in 1908

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