1800s: Tattooed Japanese Mail Runners

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    djeseru

    Wow, fantastic dragon on number three! This is one of those instances when the hand-tinting on the photos/cards is appreciated.

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  2. Elizabeth

    I thought it was illegal for anyone to have tats in Japan in those days. Was it not just gangs and bandit types that had them?

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