Japanese Imperial family's antique photograph. Nabeshima Itsuko married and became Nashimotonomiya-Itsuko. Nashimotonomiya-Itsuko & her daughters. The dress which she wears is the thing which a husband gave it from France. Meiji era. 1909.
"Yesterday you were thinking about today because then it was tomorrow; now it is today and you are thinking about tomorrow, and when the tomorrow comes, it will become today-- because anything that exists, exists here and now, it cannot exist otherwise." - Osho via Meditating Lawyers
Kabuki (歌舞伎) - a traditional Japanese form of theater with roots tracing back to the Edo Period. It is recognized as one of Japan's three major classical theaters along with noh and bunraku, and has been named as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.