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Shima Ryū

By 11th August 2021August 12th, 2021No Comments

Shima Ryū, photographer unverified but possibly by her husband Shima Kakoku (Via Wikipedia)

Shima Kakoku photographed by Shima Ryū. (Via Wikipedia)

*Traditionally, family names come first in Japanese, as they do in China and Korea. But beginning in the late 19th century, Japanese began adopting the Western custom of putting the given name first and family name second, at least when writing their names in English.