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Fun Link Friday: Eiji Ohashi’s lonely vending machines

This week is just a quick fun link– a CNN feature on the photographer Eiji Ohashi, who has spent years photographing vending machines that often stand alone in Japan’s most isolated places. Travelers unfamiliar with Japan are often shocked by … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Photographs of Japan from 1908

I love early photographs of Japan, as one can probably tell from many of our previous Fun Link Fridays. Here’s some shots from 1908, from the Library of Congress’ collection by Arnold Genthe (1869-1942). As My Modern Met describes: These rare … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Then and Now Photos of Dejima (via Japan Probe)

Fellow history enthusiasts will enjoy this quickie Fun Link Friday: Japan Probe recently posted Then and Now images of Dejima (or Deshima), the artificial island built in the bay of Nagasaki in 1634 to direct much of what little trade … Continue reading

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