To Calm & Soothe

By | August 27, 2018

A few nice simple kitchen images I found:

To Calm & Soothe
simple kitchen
Image by Kylie_Jaxxon
Seadog House – L2 Studio

Tea Light Chandelier(white) – Pixel Mode

Victoria Washstand, Lange Toilet – Apple Fall

Garden Kitchen Cabinet(Tall) – Sese

Simple Dining Antique Mirrors – Second Spaces

Spanish Bluebells – Dahlia

Old Stool w/cloth, Handmade Soap, Painted Soap Bottle, Wooden Stool w/Towels, Vintage Shower(Silver), Industrial Pendant Light – Nutmeg

Primavera in Toscana Towels Stand & New Beginnings Towels Holder – 8f8

Mermaids Only Sign – Tarte

Anastasia Low Cabinet – Scarlet Creative

White Rose Pitcher – Dust Bunny

Coming Home Potted Plant – Haikei

Little Rug Sakura & Mist – Culprit

Knotted Hanging Cloth(White) – Soy

Holborn Hanging Ivy – YS&YS

Image from page 408 of “Japan, a record in colour” (1901)
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Identifier: cu31924023219557
Title: Japan, a record in colour
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Menpes, Mortimer, 1855-1938 Menpes, Dorothy
Subjects: Art
Publisher: London : A. & C. Black
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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ised and pleasedme greatly. These men were all brilliant craftsmen and designers,creating work that could not be surpassed in Italy oranywhere else for beauty. Yet the bulk of them werepoorly fed, receiving only sevenpence or eightpence aday. Too poor to buy meat, they lived on rice and onthe heads and tails of fish twice a week, being unable toafford that which was between. But although the Japanese workman is very poorlypaid, it must also be remembered that his necessitiesare few and simple. This is roughly the way a work-man in Japan lives. He has one meal of rice per day,of the poorest quality, which costs him two sen eightrin. A sen is a tenth part of a penny, and a rina tenth part of a sen. For a mat to sleep on atnight he pays one sen five rin. Three sen he paysfor fish or the insides of fowls. Drinking-water costshim two rin, while two rin per day pays for thepriest. The total cost of his daily living thus sumsup into about five sen three rin. Then, as to be 160 A METAL-WORKER

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Workers buried at the public expense is considered a deepdisgrace, forty sen is always put on one side for thepurchase of a coffin, seventy-five sen if the gentlemanwishes to be cremated, twenty sen for refreshmentsfor mourners, five rin for flowers, three sen for thefees of the two priests, while, to economise, a Japaneseof the lower grade will generally make use of friendsas bearers. Apropos of the absurdly small price at which a mancan live in Japan, I am reminded of an experience inKioto. I was walking down the theatre streets oneday with a Japanese friend, and we stopped in frontof a little stall full of very dainty toys. There werethousands of toys—miniature kitchen utensils exquisitelycarved in wood, small pots and pans and dishes, allbound with lacquer and beautifully finished, such aswould delight the heart of every housewife of myacquaintance. I asked the stall-holder, a little stolidold man, through the interpretation of my friend, howmuch he would sell his entire stock f

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