Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sketches of Japanese manners and customs

Japanese publisher Doshisha has scanned and published online a book written in 1867 by traveler J. M. W. Silver called Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs.

An album of the book's beautiful sketches can be found here.

A sketch of koinobori on Boy's Day.

—Mellow Monk

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