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View hand-colored photographs of the sights on a typical tour of late-19th-century Japan, reproduced here from a lush 10-volume set by Captain Frank Brinkley. Comments appear from travel books by “globetrotter” tourists of the time.

Brinkley’s Japan courtesy Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College.

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