A spectacular Shinto Shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate who died in The richly decorated gate is called "higurashi-no-mon," meaning that one could look at it until sundown
thekimonogallery: Admiring a Folding Fan, Japan. Momotaro, seated on the left, and four other Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) admiring the decoration on a folding fan. A vintage postcard from the late or early
Women were sold to the brothels at age 5 or They were at first child labor doing cleaning. They were gradually taught what they had to do, and generally started taking customers at puberty. Photo: Kanagawa Branch by Okinawa Soba.