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Picture of three young Japanese girls posing with cherry blossom branches
March 12, 2022

Cheerful Cherries

This photograph of young Japanese girls posing with cherry blossom branches was taken sometime before 1918 by Eliza Scidmore. Scidmore was the first woman to sit on the National Geographic Society's board of trustees, and she is also considered to be Nat Geo's first female photographer.
Photograph by Eliza R. Scidmore, Nat Geo Image Collection
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