December 3, 2012

Women With Cherry Blossoms, Japan

Photograph by Eliza R. Scidmore

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

In a tinted black-and-white photograph dating to around the 1910s, women pose with cherry blossoms in Japan.

Photographer Eliza Scidmore served as the National Geographic Society's first female writer and board member and played a pivotal role in bringing the now beloved cherry trees to Washington, D.C.'s Potomac Park and Tidal Basin.

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Danilo Lima
Danilo Lima

So many things seem to be ugly for us, but for others, seem to be more beautiful than gold.

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