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The thousand armed Kannon, Sanjūsangen-dō, Kyoto

: Item is a photograph of rows of the thousand armed Kannon or Bodhisattva figures at the Sanjūsangen-dō, a Buddhist temple officially known as Rengeō-in (Hall of the Lotus King) in Kyoto, Japan. This temple was a popular subject, and several phot...

Kusakabe Kimbei (日下部金兵衛)

A woman in kago and two kago carriers

Item is a photograph showing a woman in a kago (litter, palanquin) and two male kago carriers taking a rest to smoke. A woman holding a fan wearing kimono sits on a cushion in a kago.

Kusakabe Kimbei (日下部金兵衛)

Wisteria vine at Kameido Tenjin shrine, Tokyo

Item is a photograph showing people on the taiko-bashi (drum bridge) over the Shinji-ike pond and wisteria in full bloom at Kameido Tenjin shrine in Tokyo. This is one of the many photographs from this period, which were patterned after ukiyo-e wo...

Tamamura Kōzaburō (玉村 康三郎)

Earthquake destruction

Item is a photograph showing earthquake destruction in the Neo Valley. A jutting roof appears in the foreground. Photographed by Mr. K. Kimbei of Yokohama

Ceremonial float

Item is a photograph showing a parade float surrounded by people wearing ceremonial dress drawn by two oxen in front of buildings. Possibly Tanabata Festival

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