Early Showa Style Photos: When Less Was More
From a time when less was more.
Matabe-e Iwasa: The patriarch of Ukiyo-e
Iwasa is often prized as the patriarch of Ukiyo-e. His works are also regarded as the origin of Manga.
SM Play: The first kinbaku tutorial book
SM Play: You can play S&M (published 1972), is the first book to appear in Japan that can be described as a a "how to" or "tutorial."
Kise Sahara: The first SM model in Japan?
If Seiu Ito was the first Kinbakushi in Japan, Kise Sahara could be the first SM model in Japan.
Yoshiiku, “Physician Torturing his Wife” (1874)
Dramatic image of a physician torturing his wife from a series of sensational illustrations done by Yoshiiku for the Tokyo nichinichi shinbun newspaper.