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Two Men in Happi Coats Celebrating Autumn Festival (case) 
1888, September 
  
Ambrotype 
4.2 x 3.12 in (107 x 79 mm) 
  
Charles Schwartz Ltd 
 
LL/23104 
  
Meiji year 20 (1888), Sept 28, written on cover of case Two figures are participants in an Autumn Festival (Aki Matsuri) which is held annually throughout Japan. Happi coats which two men wear are decorated with Turtles (a sing of longevity). 
 

 
  
 
  
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