One of the Hello Pretty team, Justin, left Cape Town yesterday for a blissful 2 week break in Japan. So instead of writing about how bitterly jealous I am, sitting here in these foggy overcast conditions, I’m posting some vintage Japan snaps from the Flickr Commons.
- Woman with mirrors, taken in 1890.
- Home Learning to play a harp-like instrument.
- Playing the samisen which is a 3-stringed guitar.
- A doctor and his patient. Taken between 1867 and 1869. Is that a sword poking out from under his cape? Not sure I would like being treated under those conditions.
This one’s a little more modern (from 1966), but I loved it and had to include it. Japanese Origami, photographed in 1966.