Matsumoto Castle Matsumoto Castle is one of Japan’s historic castles. Located in the city of Matsumoto, in Nagano Prefecture. It is believed much of the castle was completed in 1593-4. This castle is also called Crow Castle because of its black walls and spreading wings. It is an example of a flatland castle, not being built on a hilltop or amid rivers.
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Japan via Pan Am 1960s. A vintage 1960s travel poster from the iconic carrier, Pan American World Airways. A 1961 magazine article identifies her as Hiroko Matsumoto, with the following caption: “Hiroko Matsumoto, Japan’s best-known model, at home in Tokyo between her regular twice-yearly flights to Paris, where she works for the designer Pierre Cardin. Miss Matsumoto’s simple bobbed hair reflects the modern Japanese girl’s reaction against the elaborate hair styles of the past.” . S)