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Lovely Portraits of Japanese Children From the 1950s

These stunning portraits of Japanese children were found in a large wooden box, and they were captured by a Japanese Portrait Photographer. One box of the film included showed an expiration date of 1951.

#7 A Japanese boy posing for a portrait with traditional Chitose Ame candy for Shichi-Go-San holiday

#10 A Japanese girl in a dress, handbag, and flats holding Chitose Ame candy, which is traditional for the Japanese Shichi-Go-San (seven-five-three) holiday

#13 A Japanese girl in a kimono with a bow, geta sandals, and folded fan. She also has the traditional Shichi-Go-San Chitose Ame candy

#14 A Japanese girl in a kimono with flowers and checkered pattern. She is also holding Chitose Ame (Thousand Year Candy) for Shichi-Go-San

#20 A young Japanese girl in a kimono and hair bow and holding a bow as well as traditional Shichi-Go-San candy

#23 A young Japanese girl in a velvet blouse and hat and holding traditional Chitose Ame candy for Shichi-Go-San

#24 A young Japanese girl in kimono and a young boy in a shorts suit – both of them holding Chitose Ame candy for the Shichi-Go-San Festival

#25 A young Japanese girl in kimono and a young Japanese boy in a suit. The boy is holding Chitose Ame candy, traditional for the Shichi-Go-San festival

#32 Two young Japanese girls in kimono, one holding what looks like a traditional New Year’s hagoita paddle except that it’s rounded, not square

Written by Jacob Aberto

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