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Beppu 1926 • Hot Sand Bath

(Beppu Onsen Meishou) Sunayu no Jikkyou

Thirteen women dressed in yukata are enjoying a hot sand bath in Beppu, one of Japan’s most famous onsen (hot spring) resorts.

Photographer: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Medium: Postcard
Image Number 70111-0006

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Duits, K. (2008, April 27). Beppu 1926 • Hot Sand Bath, Old Photos of Japan. Retrieved on 2021, Apr 16 from https://www.oldphotosjapan.com/photos/227/hot-sand-bath

Posted by • 2008-04-27
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