Tag Archives: Japan

Japan Body Painting Museum

Janbopai Museum is a web site devoted to the body paint art in Japan, with many pictures of original works, images of body painting steps, works for magazines, links, foruns, information about body painting and wallpapers. Since very few Japanese … Continue reading

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Black Ships & Samurai

Black Ships & Samurai – Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan (1853 – 1854). On July 8, 1853, residents of feudal Japan beheld an astonishing sight – foreign warships entering their harbor under a cloud of black smoke. Commodore … Continue reading

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Asia Through the Lens

Asia Through the Lens, vintage pictures of China and Japan. Discover the exotic east as it once was – a land of mystery and adventure – slowly beginning to share its secrets with the world as captured on film by … Continue reading

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The Perry Expedition to Japan

The Perry Expedition to Japan 1852-4: books, literature and lithographs. Images of Meiji Era and albumen pictures. (via Agence eureka)

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Shoji Ueda Museum

Shoji Ueda Museum of Photography – nice pictures divide on modernism, realism, attitude, vision and “exploring the museum”. Check out the official page of the museum here. (via Vadiar)

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Japan Print Gallery

Japan Print Gallery: hundreds of fine Japanese Woodblock Prints (Ukiyo-e) from the 18th to 20th century. (via Plep)

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Happy Meal Toys in Japan

There are some people that love McDonald’s, like Happy Meal Toys in Japan. We introduce Japanese McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys to foreign collectors. The site has the photos of toys collection from 1987 to 2000. BTW, I’m not one of … Continue reading

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Abandoned amusement park

Pictures of abandoned amusement parks in Japan (Tsuga?) and Berlin. Some very nice shots. (via we make money not art)

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The Gertrude Bass Warner collection

Gertrude Bass Warner Collection: hand-tinted images of Japan, China, Korea and Cambodia from 1903 till 1929.

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“Girls’day”. Today is Hinamatsuri in Japan. Why am I saying this? Because those dools are cool. Some few more things about it here, here, here and here.

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