Photo of the Day

people riding a boat down the Hozugawa River, Kyoto, Japan
December 6, 2012

Boat Ride, Japan

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs In this photo published in the July 1921 issue of National Geographic, kimono-clad passengers enjoy a boat ride down the Hozugawa River in Kyoto, Japan, an activity that remains a popular summer pastime of the region. Photographer Kiyoshi Sakamoto contributed photos to the magazine for more than a decade in the period between the two World Wars. See more pictures from the archives » See pictures from the book Odysseys and Photographs » View a timeline of the history of photography »
Photograph by Kiyoshi Sakamoto

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