Richard Imai sitting in front of Boys' Day doll display, Seattle, ca. 1930
Boys' Day is celebrated on May 5 by the Japanese. It is traditional to fly koinobori, or carp banners, from the home for each boy in the household. Dolls called musha ningyo are displayed to represent strength and bravery. The dolls represent warriors and folk heroes and are very finely made.
1 photographic print: b&w
8 1/2 x 14 in.
Scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3
- Wing Luke Asian Museum Photograph Collection