National Geographic : 1911 Nov
FISH BANNERS RAISED IN CELEBRATION OF BOYS' DAY Of the long list of Japanese anniversaries observed throughout the realm, none receive a more spectacular celebration than does " Boys' Day," on May 5th of each year. The dwelling place of every boy who has arrived from Storkdom during the preceding year is indicated to the world by these peculiar fish banners raised on high. THE MAUSOLEUM TEMPLEOF THE FIRST SHOGUN: NIKKO Standing in the midst of a forest ofgreat cryptomerias on the mountainside, in Nikko, is the tomb of Ieyasu, the first Tokugawa shogun (1542-1616), one of the greatest generals, as well as the greatest ruler, Japan has ever produced. The picture shows one of the Temple buildings which stand infront of the tomb.