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Gion festival, Kyoto

Item is a photograph showing people in a parade moving through street of Kyoto. They are pulling a wheeled shrine and are wearing ceremonial dress

Professor Burton and Taihō

Item is a photograph showing Professor Burton and Ōzutsu Man’emon also known as Taihō, the 18th Yokozuna, the highest ranked sumo wrestler, taken in Burton’s garden, ca. 1895. Reads, “Professor Burton and Taiho the Giant Wrestler.” Featured as Plate XII in Burton, W. K. Wrestlers and Wrestling in Japan. Tokyo: K. Ogawa, 1895.

Kajima Seibei (鹿島 清兵衛)

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

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)

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