|2005 Spring - Intro - Books - Calendars
Amusing crepe-paper calendars
Takejiro Hasegawa created not only books of crepe paper but also calendars in various sizes and shapes with innovative designs. Some 300 different calendars were produced beginning in the Meiji period (1868-1912). Here are some examples.
Another unusual calendar with padded crepe-paper covers for 1939
(13 cm by 9 cm)
An unusual calendar with a padded crepe-paper cover for 1933. It opens and has drawstrings at the top.
(15 cm by 9 cm)
A 1937 calendar that is a rare find these days
(12 cm by 9 cm)
A vertical calendar book for 1905 containing designs of Japanese tenugui, or small cotton towels
(25 cm by 6.5 cm)
Articles from the 2005 SPRING issue:
Kateigaho International Edition Issues:
2005 SUMMER - 2005 SPRING - 2005 WINTER
2004 AUTUMN - 2004 SUMMER - 2004 SPRING - 2004 WINTER
2003 AUTUMN - INAUGURAL ISSUE