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Clearing Skies at Koami no mori; Yama of Masakiya, Moto-Ôsaka-machi 1975


Utagawa Kunisada 歌川 国貞 AKA Utagawa Toyokuni III 三代歌川豊国 (1786–1864)

The actor Onoe Kikugorou III 三代目 尾上 菊五郎 (1784-1849) AKA Kayanoya Kanpei as Kayanoya Kanpei – Japan – 1833


Hideo Fujimoto 藤本 英雄  1952

Fujimoto holds the single season record for lowest ERA with 0.73 mark in 1943 when he tossed 19 shutouts, 39 complete games, 432 2/3 innings.


祇園 / gion / kyoto


Japanese poster for HORROR OF DRACULA (1958),
directed by Terence Fisher.Christopher Lee as Count Dracula.


Seichu gishi den

Mase Magoshiro Masatatsu is depicted breaking a fire-pot with a
long handled mallet. The title is on a red oblong cartouche, the upper
outline is convex and the lower concave. A biographical text by
Ipputsuan is along the top of the print.

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1798-1861) (Artist)

    Ebiya Rinnosuke (Publisher)

    The Walters Art Museum


    Regional Masks

    Japan – Shrine Mask, Ryu Oni (Dragon Demon), 18th c.

    Lacquered wood

    11 x 5.75 x 4.75 inches

    27.9 x 14.6 x 12.1 cm

    M 61s


    Ten Years of the Shenshi Telegraphic Dispatch Agency, c. 1930
    Designer: Qian Jun-tao


    Two Maikos reading some O-mikuji おみくじ or sacred lotsJapan – 1910s

    Source : Blue Ruin 1 Flickr

    (King Yungjo’s Outer Coat), (1740年 9月)

    The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

    (Shao Lin san shi liu fang)