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June 6, 2007 6:51 PM   Subscribe

Bakumatsu - from this to this. Photographs from an exhibition at the University of Tokyo. [related]
posted by tellurian (7 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
Fascinating photo series, though I wish I could understand the captions.
posted by Joey Michaels at 3:12 AM on June 7, 2007

You'd never believe that this guy (Fukuzawa Yukichi) ended up getting his face on the 10,000-yen bill, would you?
posted by No-sword at 5:16 AM on June 7, 2007

That's good spotting and great trivia No-sword, thank you for sharing. In my heart of hearts though, after the delayed commenting I was hoping for a Warnock Award. It would have fitted in with my plans if you and Joey Michaels had just favorited if it took your fancy and moved on. Ah well, soldier on, next post maybe.
posted by tellurian at 6:12 AM on June 7, 2007

Oh, crap. Sorry, I'm new here. Wait! What if I just favorite my own comment and then... no, that won't work....
posted by No-sword at 7:00 AM on June 7, 2007

Absolutely No-sword. This is my agenda fired by my quest for the holy grail. Carry on as you were.
posted by tellurian at 8:50 AM on June 7, 2007

That's a great blog you got there No-sword. I like it very much.
posted by tellurian at 7:32 PM on June 7, 2007

Thanks, tellurian. I do what I can.
posted by No-sword at 6:13 AM on June 8, 2007

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