Flying Banners

Mortimer Menpes



Source: Japan, A Record in Colour, facing p. 202

Another scene towards the end of an event, in Menpes's last chapter, "Characteristics." The sun is setting and the banners fly only in a desultory way. People's attention begins to shift; the crowd will soon disperse. — Jacqueline Banerjee

  • The End of the Day and the End of the Festival
  • Sundown
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