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WISTERIA BLOSSOMS --  Portrait of a Flower in Old Japan | by Okinawa Soba (Rob)
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WISTERIA BLOSSOMS -- Portrait of a Flower in Old Japan

Ca.1892-95 hand-colored lantern slide by T. ENAMI. Wisteria in Japan is usually linked with Temple and Geisha views. With one click here, you may see a few that I have posted :


This particular slide is posted in association with this old stereoview, where it appears as a large albumen hidden away in a studio prop !


For more about old Meiji-era Photographer T. ENAMI -- the undisputed KING OF THE STEREOVIEW in Old Japan -- poke around on this website. The nitty gritty of his life and times actually starts about 1/3 of the way down the SERVICES page :








For more on the photographer T. ENAMI see :


For the MOTHER LODE of T. Enami photographs here on the Web --- all CC rated for your creative use --- see this Flickr collection :




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Taken on October 20, 2007