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111003-0001 - Arranged Marriage Meeting


Outside Taisho 1910s Unknown
Japanese Marriage: Arranging a meeting with prospective partners. Arranged marriages are called omiai. This image comes from a series of cards about Japanese marriage customs.

Original text (Card 1): “First meeting. The future couple’s first meeting to decide whether they are satisfied or not.”
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