Japanese Figures From 120 Years Ago are Revived as Color Photographs

  • SOCIETY
  • CULTURE
  • Nowadays, Japanese people have few opportunities to wear such traditional Japanese clothes as a kimono or hakama. But 100 years ago, many people wore traditional Japanese clothes in daily life.
    What is shown here are photographs that were taken around 1910, or about 125 years ago from now. They were taken for the purpose of attracting tourists from overseas.

    Of course, at that time the photos were in black and white, but with current technology they have been revived as color photographs.
    After war and rapid economic growth, how much has Japan changed in the past 100 years?
    Please use your imagination while looking at these photos.

    Women in reading
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    Women who in watching a flower
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    Women Who in watching the creek
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    In chat under the parasol
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    Parent and child playing with “kazaguruma”
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    Ship to go the sea
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    During a break in the park
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    Traditional bridge of Japan
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    Solemn Buddha
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    Agriculture women who pluck the tea
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    downing the river in a boat
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    Preparation for the Festival
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    Time of family reunion
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    During sleeping in the futon
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    In the rain , women across the bridge
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