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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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A Career of Japan: Baron Raimund Von Stillfried and Early Yokohama Photography • Luke Gartlan

A Career of Japan is the first study of one of the major photographers and personalities of nineteenth-century Japan. Baron Raimund von Stillfried was the most important foreign-born photographer of the Meiji era and one of the first globally active photographers of his generation. He played a key role in the international image of Japan and the adoption of photography within Japanese society itself.


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1900s • Ainu Chief

Ainu

An Ainu chief in traditional clothing. For more information about Ainu, click on Ainu under Themes.

Photographer: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Medium: Postcard
Image Number 80201-0047

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Duits, K. (2009, February 13). 1900s • Ainu Chief, Old Photos of Japan. Retrieved on 2020, Jul 14 from https://www.oldphotosjapan.com/photos/654/ainu-chief

Posted by • 2009-02-13
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