Japanese family

I wasn’t certain if this family was Japanese or Chinese, so I googled the hairstyles the women are wearing. I definitely saw Japanese women with this hairstyle, so that’s where I’m leaning. This photo is hand tinted with a pencil or watercolor kit. I had one as a kid and it is an art I never perfected. There is nothing to suggest to me when the photo was taken or where.


5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. IntenseGuy
    Apr 15, 2011 @ 15:48:47

    :) When you get American women’s fashion through the 1800-1900s and then the men’s fashions for the same time period all figured out – you won’t lack for more to learn – Japanese and Filipino fashions!!


    • Mrs Marvel
      Apr 15, 2011 @ 15:56:22

      I think I will leave that department to the scholars of Eastern clothing, ha ha, and just enjoy the pictures. :-)


  2. Far Side of Fifty
    Apr 17, 2011 @ 13:19:49

    I have always been interested in this coloring process..lovely photo:)


  3. Mustang.Koji
    May 31, 2012 @ 11:14:47

    This can be a very faded “salt print” although difficult to discern. There is a collector of old Japanese photos like this on flickr.


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