Pamper your home or office with the timeless beauty of old Japan
Old Japan Shop offers museum quality fine art prints reproduced from rare authentic Japanese photographs, prints, maps and even postcards.
If you love beauty, Japanese culture, or history, and want to enhance your home or office, this site is for you.
All the images date from the 1850s through 1960s, when Japan changed from an isolated traditional society into an ultra-modern state.
Over the past two decades, I have been collecting and caring for this visual heritage of Japan to help save it for the future and bring it to a larger audience.
My journalism and stock photography agency in Tokyo licenses these images to museums, documentary makers, publishers, and other organizations. I also write about these images on my site Old Photos of Japan.
However, I believe that this exceptional and beautiful legacy needs to be shared wider, and more intimately.
So, I have started to handpick highlights of my collection for exclusive enlarged reproductions and make them available as fine art prints. New prints are added regularly.
Browse the collection and pamper your home or office with the timeless beauty of old Japan.
(Pronounce as kyelt do-its)
- About Us
- About the collection