National Geographic : 1947 Apr
510 The National Geographic Magazine N. M. A. Huberman Like a Snail Building Its Limestone House, a Barrelmaker Erects a Lofty Shell of Wood Barrels and casks, not steel drums and pails, carry most of Japan's liquid burdens. Resembling a farmer on a haystack, this Honshu islander stacks heading, the strips used to seal barrelheads. Scaffold-borne, he now ties the top boards for stability. To escape, he has left a door, as in the two stacks at the right.