Schauwecker's Guide to Japan:

Part One
- Photographs by August Kengelbacher -

75 years ago, on 1 September 1923, one of the worst earthquakes in world history hit the Kanto plain and destroyed Tokyo, Yokohama and the surroundings. About 140,000 people fell victim to this earthquake and the fires caused by it.

The photographs presented in this special online exhibition were taken by August Kengelbacher. They are a courtesy of Peter Kengelbacher.

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presented by copyrights by Peter Kengelbacher