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80130-0006 - Japanese woman in white dress, 1930s

1930s
Woman in White Dress

Artist Unknown
Publisher Unknown
Medium Gelatin Silver Print
Period Showa
Location Studio
Image No. 80130-0006
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A Japanese woman in a stylish white dress sits on a coach in a photographer’s studio.

She is wearing a hat, stockings and high-heeled shoes. The well-balanced styling, as well as the choice of the clothes themselves, suggests that she is thoroughly familiar with Western fashion.

Although an increasing number of Japanese women started dressing in Western clothes during the 1920s and 1930s, to be as stylishly dressed as this woman must have still been an enormous challenge for most.

For more information about modern Japanese women, see 1930s • Woman with Modern Hairdo.

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Duits, Kjeld (). 1930s: Woman in White Dress, OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN. Retrieved on September 28, 2022 (GMT) from https://www.oldphotosjapan.com/photos/695/woman-in-white-dress

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