Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

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The Japanese allowed foreigners to trade in the ports of the country only in the middle of the XIX century. It was then that Europeans first began to get acquainted with the culture and life of this mysterious country. It is unknown who made and hand-colored these photos, but thanks to an unknown photographer and the New York Public Library, we can get acquainted with the life of a Japanese village of the 1890s.

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Village Well

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Dance

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

A peasant takes rice to the market

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Bridge over a pond in Kyoto

Nagasaki

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

The peasant

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Cherry blossoms in Tokyo

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Fire Brigade

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Waterfalls at Mount Fuji

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

View of Matsushima Bay

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Sleeping girls

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

View of Mount FujiIncredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Nunobiki Waterfall

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Kitchen. Women prepare lunch

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Entrance to the Nagasaki Temple

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

View of Matsushima Bay

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Tea plantation

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Planting rice

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

The young nanny

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Farmers thresh rice

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Nanjing Bridge

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Yumoto WaterfallIncredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Theater Street in Yokohama

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Miyajima Island

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Palanquin

Incredible color photos of Japan of the XIX century

Matsushima Harbor

Keywords: 19th century | Rare photographs | Japan

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