HORA OBSCURA

"The country my mother left behind was a country she believed in; a country we kept alive till her last breath; a country that never existed in that form; a country that, in my memory, I will always associate with my mother." (Good Bye, Lenin! 2003)

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thekimonogallery:

Rare photo of true samurai, circa 1866, Japan,  by photographer Felice Beato. A year or two after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished, and with it the Japanese feudal system.

thekimonogallery:

Rare photo of true samurai, circa 1866, Japan,  by photographer Felice Beato. A year or two after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished, and with it the Japanese feudal system.

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