Japan girls at the sea in old fashioned bathing suits.

Japan girls at the sea. Kiyoshi Sakamoto. Old Japan swim costume. old bathing suit.

Japan girls at the sea 1920s

Japan girls at the sea in old fashioned bathing suits.

Photograph by Kiyoshi Sakamoto 1910s

Note:  Pitti-Sing. Victorian opera character.

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