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岡本古民家園(旧長崎家):流しの筧(排水口) – Okamoto folk house (18c, Edo era): “kakehi” kitchen drain (outside view)

Some cool traditional kitchen images: 岡本古民家園(旧長崎家):流しの筧(排水口) – Okamoto folk house (18c, Edo era): “kakehi” kitchen drain (outside view) Image by karitsu 台所の箱形流しに直結している排水口(筧・かけひ)を屋外側から見たところ。筧の下に排水を溜めておく甕(かめ)が埋め込まれている。 『徒然草』の「このはにうずもるゝ、かけひのしずくならでは、つゆおとなうものなし」。この歳になって、ようやく情景が分かった。 河原町周辺-錦市場 Image by Japanologia I cannot describe all sensations I felt when I visited Kyoto for the first time in my life. That I have a special relationship with Japan, well, that’s no news. But Kyoto has this special energy, unbelievable and indescribable, that takes every visitor… Read More »

Image from page 52 of “Book of plans / Chicago House Wrecking Co.” (1913)

Check out these best bathroom designs images: Image from page 52 of “Book of plans / Chicago House Wrecking Co.” (1913) Image by Internet Archive Book Images Identifier: bookofplanschica00chic Title: Book of plans / Chicago House Wrecking Co. Year: 1913 (1910s) Authors: Chicago House Wrecking Company. Subjects: Architecture, Domestic–Designs and plans–Catalogs Trade catalogs–Architecture, Domestic–Designs and plans Publisher: The Company, Chicago, Ill. Contributing Library: Winterthur Museum Library Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members… Read More »

岡本古民家園(旧長崎家):台所の箱形流し – Okamoto folk house (18c, Edo era): kitchen sink (indoor view)

Check out these traditional kitchen images: 岡本古民家園(旧長崎家):台所の箱形流し – Okamoto folk house (18c, Edo era): kitchen sink (indoor view) Image by karitsu 少し見えにくいが、流しの右奥に排水口(筧・かけひ)がある。流しの右側にあるのが水甕。箱形流しは漆塗りのちょっと上等なものみたい。 Bangladeshi women making roti Image by CIMMYT Women work together making roti, an unleavened flatbread made with wheat flour and eaten as a staple food, at their home in the village of Chapor, in the district of Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Families like theirs eat better thanks to improved varieties… Read More »

Hughes Ranch House near Cape Blanco

A few nice beautiful small kitchen design images I found: Hughes Ranch House near Cape Blanco Image by gmeador It was closed up when I visted, but here’s the squib: The Hughes ranch house is a fine example of Late Victorian architecture, constructed in 1898, it is a two story, eleven room house solidly framed of 2×8 old growth Port Orford cedar. The rectangular structure features cross-axial wings with over… Read More »