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

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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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1920s • Fire Drill

Fire Fighting Drill

A rare view of firemen drilling with mechanized pumps at what appears to be a factory.

Photographer: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Medium: Silver Gelatin Print
Image Number 70201-0006

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Duits, K. (2009, April 13). 1920s • Fire Drill, Old Photos of Japan. Retrieved on 2020, Aug 11 from https://www.oldphotosjapan.com/photos/390/fire-drill

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