Tokyo 1964 Olympics, the sundial

A sundial 日時計 (hidokei) commemorating the 1964 Tokyo Olympics:

For pictures of the 1964 Olympics, see:

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  1. […] Consider the following photograph: we face west, peering down on a broad avenue that spans a newly constructed highway underpass; an empty park appears newly built; advertising balloons float in the distance; the white walls and peaked roof of the Kabuki-za theater rise above its shorter neighbors. We are at the edge of the Ginza in 1963. This is a rich era for cultural historians: incipient prosperity, shaking off the wounds of the Second World War, the coming-out party of the 1964 Olympiad… […]

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