Great photo of Kiyomizu Temple from the 1880s.
Teradaya Inn. The simple, old inn with a lot of history. Most people would simple bypass this place without having a second look. But if are a Japanese history nut like me it is an important stop. During the Restoration Period, Ryoma Sakamoto, had an assassination attempt on his life by Tokugawa loyalists inside the… Read More Teradaya Inn – Fushimi
Just a short post. I found this photo of Osaka Castle from the 50s when it was being rebuilt after the war. Looking at at the surrounding area you can see how much Osaka has changed.
It is sometimes difficult to tell if the resource you find is actually an original (primary) source or not. I have quite a few old Meiji period photos but as I find them on the net it is sometimes risky where I find them. Of course, reputable places such as galleries and museums are the… Read More Primary source or not?