Sunday, April 24, 2011

19th century man in Japan

19th century man in Japan by chimurenga
19th century man in Japan, a photo by chimurenga on Flickr.

I was recently looking at a lot of different sets of photos from 19th century japan when i came across this man. Its from chimurenga's flickr set. Anyway he is so super dreamy and handsome. He makes me want to write love stories about him.

11 comments:

  1. I think you have a case of yellow fever Shellie.

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  2. hahhaahahhaa....i think you are right!

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  3. i love this photo!
    i have this on my tumblr too!
    hes quite handsome too, heheh

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  4. Oh I think he looks so sad and I am thinking Shogun and all that now. :) T.

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  5. Are you sure you didn't find this in the
    "How To Be A Japanese Hipster" manual? I think I saw him on the L Train.

    This just goes to show you that while the West was all about starched collars and shiny brass buttons the Japanese had already evolved to textures and layering.

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  6. One more thing. I'd recommend "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan" by Lafcadio Hearn published in 1894. A westerners observations--and celebrations--on the Japanese culture.

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  7. this is a beautiful photo and he's hot!!!!!

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  8. jim have you been drinking your clever juice again? Thanks for the recommendation of the book and so true about that hipster look!

    I guess the concensus is that is one fine dead dude.

    Yes T he does look oh so sad i hope he had someone to make him smile every once in a while.


    Make it Easy....ha! you have him on your tumblr too thats cool i should probably put him on mine as well.

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