Caption: "Each man that catches a whale [has] to give what they call a skin dance. A blanket of skins is stretched like in the picture and held by as many persons can get around it, then a person goes in and is tossed up in the air until he is...
Caption: "Every year, ships coming north have to work through ice, taking chances to get through to the places they want to go. This is the sailing vessel S. S. HOLMES, which carries our freight from Seattle to Barrow. This picture was taken around...
Title from image caption Five women sit around a small table drinking tea and eating cake; a young girl pours the tea; details of interior decoration include portraits, bookshelves, wallpaper, small metal statues, and a guitar
Notes on Kankai Ibun (Voyages around the world)
Made with the assistance of Naoko Hoshino.
Table of contents with summary of each volume
List of illustrations
Vessel Wakamiya-maru leaving Ishimaki, winter of...