Sunday, February 9, 2014

Postcards of the week: Nunobiki Waterfall, Kobe, Japan

Here’s something from my Japan card collection.  It’s the Nunobiki Waterfall circa 1910.

I actually have two versions of this card, the above hand-painted photograph, and this black and white original:

They aren’t the exact same photograph, but they’re taken from a similar vantage point, likely minutes apart.  Whoever was shooting the photo took a few steps forward, allowing for a slight alteration in the perspective.

Additionally, I also have two different views of the waterfall, both colorized:

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