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70201-0008 -Japanese baby girl in kimono, 1912

1912
Baby Girl in Kimono

Artist Unknown
Publisher Unknown
Medium Gelatin Silver Print
Period Taisho
Location Studio
Image No. 70201-0008
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Photo of a 1 year old baby girl in ceremonial kimono. During the early 20th century it was a very popular custom in Japan to take photographs of babies around their first birthday.

The writing on the photo mentions her name as Kashiko Matsumoto (松本賢子), born Sep 1911 (Meiji 44). The photo was taken on Sep 17, 1912 (Taisho1).

The Meiji Period ended on July 30 1912, so this photo just made it into the Taisho Period (by about 6 weeks).

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Duits, Kjeld (). 1912: Baby Girl in Kimono, OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN. Retrieved on June 25, 2022 (GMT) from https://www.oldphotosjapan.com/photos/54/baby-girl-in-kimono

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