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Living Quarters

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 5 December 2015 in Documentary & Street.

This is the Chief Factor's quarters. The Chief Factor was the Dutch East India Company official in charge on Dejima. Notice the mix of Western wallpaper and Japanese tatami mats on the floor.

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Martine from France

C'est très sobre.

5 Dec 2015 5:02am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

We were taught in school that the Japanese do not use chairs, but to sit on the floor. So that was 55 years ago.

5 Dec 2015 5:33am

@Jypyä Pop: A Dutch official lived here. Hence, the Western style furniture.

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Le fusil est à portée de main
JP

5 Dec 2015 8:44am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Great framing of the room and interesting !

5 Dec 2015 9:30am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Attractive mixture of styles

5 Dec 2015 10:25am

Devi from Chennai, India

very simple without any luxury !!

5 Dec 2015 10:41am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

I like the simplicity of this image. Very cultural.

5 Dec 2015 11:09am

jean pierre a from France

jolie présentation!! amitiés

5 Dec 2015 11:59am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ce sol orange et les bande quelle intérieur et vue fantastique compo et image avec cette commode la lumière qui entre.
Amitié

5 Dec 2015 4:30pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Simplicity and sobriety. Nice image !!

5 Dec 2015 5:57pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Angular and simple - - but to me not inviting

5 Dec 2015 6:28pm

Roland-T from Gerpinnes, Belgium

Great framing, good photo!

5 Dec 2015 6:53pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

5 Dec 2015 7:13pm

marije from ardèche, France

faire la lumière sur un intérieur pas banal !

5 Dec 2015 9:01pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien

6 Dec 2015 7:39am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice documentary

6 Dec 2015 12:12pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Pleasing scene

6 Dec 2015 7:35pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Really love the tasteful simplicity of this room and the one to the right (I cheated and liked at it first as it is Sunday 12/6 as i write these treatises :-))

7 Dec 2015 12:49am

Kyu from Japan

Wonderful capture. It's a beautiful merger of two clutures.

7 Dec 2015 2:17pm