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These amazing hand-colored photographs of old Japan give us a history lesson about what life was like in the late 1800's to early 1900's. As an isolationist country opening its doors to the outside world for the first time in more than 200 years, a truly astounding transformation took place and, as fate would have it, photography had just been invented. According to flickr user Yves Tennevin, the photographs are presumed to be taken by Adolfo Farsari, an Italian photographer who was based in...