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  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Unloading of whale meat
    Japan, 1951: Unloading of whale meat

    Whale meat, brought in refrigerator ships from the Arctic regions is unloaded to be sold from retail meat shops. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.

  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Fisherman tending his ropes and nets
  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  View of the Imperial Throne Room
    Japan, 1951: View of the Imperial Throne Room

    The imperial throne room has long been used for the crowning of new emperors. The decorated panelling at the back depicts officials wearing the same court costumes as those of the T'ang dynasty of China. This period in the 7th and 8th centuries was the time of greatest cultural borrowing from China. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.

  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Fish or squid being dried in the sun
  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  One of many Japanese fishing fleets
    Japan, 1951: One of many Japanese fishing fleets

    Around Japan are the most important fishing grounds in the world where 1,500,000 persons are employed in securing the largest catch of any nation. They average 70 lbs. of fish per capita per year. Fishing is mostly carried on by large companies which finance effective methods and equipment which is very costly. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.

  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Harvesting seaweed
    Japan, 1951: Harvesting seaweed

    Seaweed gathered and dried before packaging, is a valuable article of food. It furnishes flavor, iodine and salt. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.

  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Urban street scene in the post-war era
  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  View of the Ginza
    Japan, 1951: View of the Ginza

    The Ginza from my office window. 'Largest PX in the World' Area where buildings were destroyed by American bombs. A modern subway runs below the surface. This city now is the largest in the world. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.

  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Transporting goods by horse and cart
  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Tokyo office building with vent pipes from heating
    Japan, 1951: Tokyo office building with vent pipes from heating

    'Tokyo Pipe Organ' -1950 version of heating a large office building from which the radiators were taken for scrap metal during the war. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.