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160905-0015 - Drunk Brothel Visitor


Inside Meiji 1900s Unknown

Illustration of a seemingly drunk man being held up straight by the back of his collar in front of a brothel.

In the back prostitutes can be seen seated behind harimise (張見世, a latticed show window).

The text on the card introduces the place as the brothel (貸座敷, Kashizashiki) Matsushima-ro (松島楼).

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