April 24, 2018

44 Beautiful Photos That Show Everyday Life of Japan in the Early 1950s

These color photos from Leonora (Ellie) Enking were taken by his father Bill Enking that show everyday life of Japan sometime between 1950-52, when he lived there.

Boats used by cormorant fishers on Nagara River, Gifu

Cormorant baskets and a fishing boat in Gifu

Paper ornaments, Gifu

Ashinoko seen from a boat

 Life in Hakone

Children's park in Hiroshima

Lotus filled moat of Hiroshima Castle

On the Hokkaido Ferry

Lake Chūzenji

Tramway to Chuzenji-ko from Nikko

Sapporo from new Grand Hotel

Sapporo street scene

Sapporo street scene

Sapporo street scene

Sapporo street scene

Sapporo street scene

Sapporo street scene

Kofuku-ji Temple near Nara

 Kofuku-ji Temple

 Kofuku-ji Temple

Ainu at Noboribetsu

Ainu children at Noboribetsu

Ainu man at Noboribetsu

Buddhist nuns at Noboribetsu

Goldfish seller at Noboribetsu

Hotel at Noboribetsu

Hotel at Noboribetsu

Man and a horse in Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu in snow

Noboribetsu in snow

Noboribetsu on the way to the Shiraoi nets

Noboribetsu scene (probably from hotel)

Noboribetsu village in the snow

Noboribetsu

Station 6 on Mount Fuji

Station 7 on Mount Fuji

Station 7 on Mount Fuji

Tree tying at Noboribetsu

Fish drying in the sun in Numazu, Shizuoka

Numazu, Shizuoka

Numazu, Shizuoka

Village life in Numazu, Shizuoka

Village life in Numazu, Shizuoka

Village life in Numazu, Shizuoka






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