Category: japan

The mysterious Japanese balloon bombs of World…

The mysterious Japanese balloon bombs of World War II.

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

Sport Glass folding binoculars, made in Japan,…

Sport Glass folding binoculars, made in Japan, c. 1960s.

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Inro, an ornamental box for holding anything from seals to medicine, late 1700s-early 1800s, Japan.

Umbrella clock made from blue glass and brass,…

Umbrella clock made from blue glass and brass, Japan, circa 1920s. Via LiveAuctioneers.

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Zen Nouveau: New Year’s Greetings from Early 20th-Century Japan

Silk military handkerchief from Japan, circa 1…

Silk military handkerchief from Japan, circa 1940s.

s-h-o-w-a: Japanese actress Mie Kitahara pos…

s-h-o-w-a:

Japanese actress Mie Kitahara posing in a swimsuit sitting on a beach towel, Japan, late 1950s

Epic Ink: How Japanese Warrior Prints Populari…

Epic Ink: How Japanese Warrior Prints Popularized the Full-Body Tattoo

Japan’s Best Postwar Export? Tinplate Ca…

Japan’s Best Postwar Export? Tinplate Cars