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80122-0006 - Cars and Street Cars on Ginza, Tokyo, May 1934

Tokyo 1934
Traffic in Nihonbashi

Artist Unknown
Publisher New York State Education Department
Medium Glass Slide
Period Showa
Location Tokyo
Image No. 80122-0006
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Cars and street cars on Chuodori in Nihonbashi in May 1934. The photographer took this photo from the intersection of Chuodori and Eitai-dori (永代道り).

The building in the back is Takashimaya Department Store, which was founded in Kyoto in 1829 as a shop selling cotton cloth and used clothing. The same building is still used today.

Chuodori is a wide shopping street that runs from Ginza to Nihonbashi. For information about Nihonbashi, read Tokyo 1890s • Koamicho, Nihonbashi. For more photos and information on Ginza, see Tokyo 1890s • Shinbashi Bridge, Ginza, Tokyo 1910s • Ginza and Tokyo 1910s • Hattori Building, Ginza.

This glass slide is one of a series of slides of Japan that was used by the New York State Education Department to teach students about Japan.

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Duits, Kjeld (). Tokyo 1934: Traffic in Nihonbashi, OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN. Retrieved on June 26, 2022 (GMT) from https://www.oldphotosjapan.com/photos/448/traffic-in-nihonbashi

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