History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

26 January, 2013

Young Love in Japan

Photographs of young couples in Japan, 1958, shot by photographer John Dominis for LIFE (though unpublished, as far as I can tell).



John Dominis, LIFE © Time Inc.

A couple looking at tree blossoms. Source



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A coffee house date. Source



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Strolling in Tokyo. Source





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A mountain hike. Source



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Lunch in a coffee shop. Source



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Showing off. Source



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Shopping for pearls. Source



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Spending time by the sea. Source


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Lunchtime in the park. Source



John Dominis, LIFE © Time Inc.

Strolling in the Ginza shopping area. Source



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Sharing a phone booth. Source



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Getting ready for roller skating. Source



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A date at the TV tower. Source



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Laughing in a cafe. Source




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Out at night. Source



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Visiting a bridge near the Imperial palace. Source


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Shopping for jewellery. Source



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Taking pictures. Source



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A nighttime stroll. Source



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A date somewhere pretty (not specified). Source

2 comments:

Ana said...

Look at those quiffs!

The amounts of sugarwatter that must have been used...

Helena Drive said...

Absolutely cute! Thanks for share, dear.

Saludos de Una Pin Up Frustrada,
Helena Drive

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