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80122-0008 - Japanese Women Washing Clothes, 1930

Washing Clothes

Artist Unknown
Publisher New York State Education Department
Medium Glass Slide
Period Showa
Location Outside
Image No. 80122-0008
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Women in traditional clothing are washing clothes in small tubs at public washing place in Kamakura.

Before the general introduction of the electric washing machine, washing clothes took many hours and was extremely hard and tiring work.

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 (). 1930: Washing Clothes, OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN. Retrieved on October 4, 2022 (GMT) from

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