(A stereoview photograph of maiko and children looking through a torn shoji screen taken in the Meiji period by T. Enami.)
I stumbled across a collection of stereoview photographs of Meiji Japan by a Japanese photographer named Enami Nobukuni (1859 – 1929), also known as T. Enami. It’s amazing how orientalist the themes of these pictures seem now, but the photographer was Japanese. Of course, many stereographs were exported to consumers in the US, Germany, and other countries. I chose a few of my favorites so far to show to you, but there are so many more that I haven’t even looked at yet.
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