[sumo] Old Sumo Picture

Philip Sherman philnorm at webtv.net
Thu Jun 14 09:59:16 EDT 2007

 Never mind. I went back to the link you gave and got the photo article. Wow, the two rikishi sure look physically different in terms of body weight. 
That is a clear photo for being taken so long ago.
Thanks again.


-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Anderson
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2007 6:54 AM
To: 'Sumo Mailing List'
Subject: [sumo] Old Sumo Picture

>From the Japan Times comes this review of 150 years of Japanese photography.
The cover of the book is an 1872 photo of two sumo wrestlers.  It can be
seen at http://tinyurl.com/yuslv3

Best regards,
Jeffrey Anderson
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