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Kyoto and Tokyo scenes, symbolic of modern Japan. 1966 rebuilt city viewed from the Tokyo Tower- electric wires , modern cars, highways, buildings. Japan is the most highly industrialized country of the Orient. She depends on international trade for…

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A wood carver on the island of Oshima- typical of many household industries --This was the description to accompany this image as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script", was to accompany a…

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In winter, warmth in a Japanese home is supplied from charcoal in a beautiful hibachi. On a cold November day this mother carries her son on her back, covered by a heavy kimono which keeps them both warm. --This was the description to accompany…

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The imperial throne room has long been used for the crowning of new emperors. The decorated panelling at the back depicts officials wearing the same court costumes as those of the T'ang dynasty of China. This period in the 7th and 8th centuries was…

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The Ginza from my office window. 'Largest PX in the World' Area where buildings were destroyed by American bombs. A modern subway runs below the surface. This city now is the largest in the world. --This was the description to accompany this…

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The dominant landscape in Japan is still rural. More than half of the arable land is given over to rice cultivation, and 90% of the laborers are farmers. But 84% of the land area is mountainous- which means that each acre of tillable land must…

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The images in the Rinden Kanost Collection were all taken by Arthur Rinden and conserved by his daughter, Margaret Kanost, and her husband, Richard.The material is presented here through the generosity of Margaret Kanost. -- Please see images…

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Whale meat, brought in refrigerator ships from the Arctic regions is unloaded to be sold from retail meat shops. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he…

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The images in the Rinden Kanost Collection were all taken by Arthur Rinden and conserved by his daughter, Margaret Kanost, and her husband, Richard.The material is presented here through the generosity of Margaret Kanost. -- Please see images…

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On New Year's Day (Oshogatsu), it is traditional to go to a local temple, to pray for health and good fortune in the coming year.
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