as many of you know i love browsing through the life image archives. usually i have no real goal – just sniffing around, digging until i find something great to share with you. since it’s Valentine’s Day i thought this collection of photographs called Japanese Love Story by John Dominis was fitting. i don’t know what the photographs were taken for or if there is an actual love story behind any of them… perhaps just let your imagination fill in the blanks.

I sit at home
In our room
By our bed
Gazing at your pillow.

Kakinomoto no Hitomaro

all images courtesy of the life image archives

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  1. Museum collections online and the Life Archives…I could seriously spend my whole day gazing at them!

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  3. I don’t why but I love the last image, she’s smiling but you can’t really see his face. Thanks for sharing this :)

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