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80115-0029 - Japanese New Year Celebrations

Kobe, 1906
New Year Celebrations 5

Artist Kozaburo Tamamura
Publisher Kozaburo Tamamura
Medium Collotype Print
Period Meiji
Location Kobe
Image No. 80115-0029
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A booth selling ropes made of rice straw used to decorate the entrance way.

This image is part of The New Year in Japan, a book published by Kobe-based photographer Kozaburo Tamamura in 1906. Original text1:

At other stalls we see Kazari (new rice straw) rope, in lengths, intertwined with fern-leaf and evergreens for the New Year adornment of dwellings and business concerns, emblematical of a new Era, The New Year.

See all New Year images on Old Photos of Japan.

Notes

1 Tamamura, Kozaburo (1906). The New Year in Japan. Tamamura Shashinkan.

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Duits, Kjeld (). Kobe, 1906: New Year Celebrations 5, OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN. Retrieved on October 1, 2022 (GMT) from https://www.oldphotosjapan.com/photos/678/new-year-celebrations-5

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