Meeting of Japanese Blindness Organizations

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.1447-1449

Description: .1447: BW print; dignitaries seated on large raised outdoor stage on folding chairs with seaed audience seen in foregound; large sign in back of stage reads "Welcome The Japan United Association of the Blind, The Japan Council of Social Welfare Institutions of the Blind, The Japan Association of the Principals of Schools of the Blind; lines strung across the stage are hung with small international flags; at left side of stage a man stands speaking into a stand microphone; .1448: BW print; large crowd gathers around cloth-covered tables outdoors where plates of food and pitchers of drinks are laid out; overhead ribbons lead to a triped pole and a wire is hung with paper lanterns; .1449: In front of a striped cloth backdrop, a woman in a kimono plays a koto, a woman in a kimono under a large parasol demonstrates something, perhaps the tea ceremony; in the foreground are the backs of a watching crowd and two women in kimonos appear to be bringing porcelain bowls to the crowd.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24