slide (photograph (documentary artefact))

Lantern slide depicting a kneeling woman having her hair arranged in takashimada style, which by the late twentieth century became the typical hairstyle for a bride. A second woman stands behind her, helping to arrange the hair. In front of her is a mirror on a small chest. A screen and hanging scroll in the background.

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