National Geographic : 1911 Nov
GLIMPSES OF JAPAN 979 THE INTERIOR OF A JAPANESE HOME By permisson ofF. C. Hicks This glimpse of the interior of a bamboo-and-paper house gives an idea of how Japanese ladies enjoy their cup of tea. It is second nature for the natives to sit in this position, and they are perfectly comfortable, but Europeans find it a very different matter. THREE LITTLE MAIDS FROM SCHOOL The Japanese maidens are so natural and graceful in choosing their own postures for pictures that it is unnecessary to pose them to obtain artistic results.