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110705-0007 - Playing Karuta


Inside Showa 1920s Unknown
Four young Japanese women in kimono and traditional hairdo are playing Karuta. The woman on the left is reading part of a poem on a yomifuda (reading) card, while others try to be the first to get the corresponding torifuda (grabbing) cards with the rest of the poem. This card is from a series called “Nihon Fuuzoku” (Japanese Customs). The printing quality is not so good, but the series gives a great view on daily life in Japan during the early Showa Period (1925-1989).
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