Miss SAKAE-SAN -- GEISHA WITH VIOLIN (#1 of 2)
What a nice, well-oiled, luxuriant head of hair. I'll bet it would drop down to her waist if she pulled out the pins. I'm posting two pictures of old Meiji-era Geisha posing with violins. Whether or not they could actually play them is beside the point. According to those who know better than I do, her Geisha name is Sakae さかえ Within a few years after Japan opened its ports to the world in the mid 19th Century, the violin is one the the first Western instruments the Japanese took to…
Atlantic City Beach
Accession Number: 1974:0056:0723 Maker: William M. Vander Weyde Title: Atlantic City Beach Date: ca. 1905 Medium: negative, gelatin on glass Dimensions: 8.5 x 6.5 in. George Eastman House Collection General – information about the George Eastman House Photography Collection is available at www.eastmanhouse.org/inc/collections/photography.php. For information on obtaining reproductions go to: www.eastmanhouse.org/flickr/index.php?pid=197400560723.
Winter at Miners Falls Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
I spent an entire day hiking to some of my favorite places in the PRNL. Had the place to myself, what a feeling of solitude.. Follow my Facebook page! Visit my website © Copyright 2012 John McCormick , All Rights Reserved
Old Soldier week comes to an end today, with this picture of an old Rebel Soldier. The picture was taken in 1913. The South Will Rise Agai...