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140916-0001-PP - Blind Man with Staff


Studio Meiji 1890s Kimbei Kusakabe
Blind man with staff. In Japan, the blind were traditionally employed in professions like musical performance, song and recital, massage, acupuncture, fortune-telling, and money-lending. Many spirit mediums (巫子, Itako) were also blind. During the Edo Period (1603-1867) there were established private schools teaching these professions to the blind. As a result, blind people took actively part in daily life in Japan.

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