National Geographic : 1950 May
© National Geographic Society 4 In Osaka's Street of Toys Little Masa Hugs a Celluloid Doll Photographer Roberts bought it for her, and Masa (Japanese version of Martha) told her small friends it had been given her by Oji-san (Mr. Uncle) Herro. Japanese tots hail Americans with a cheery "Herro," their pronunciation of "Hello." Kodaclromes by J. Baylor Ioberts + A 17-year-old Girl Pastes Paper "Skin" on a Japanese Lantern's Bamboo Frame This handicraft shop at Gifu makes the more elabo rate lanterns (hanging) for export to the United States, simpler ones for Japanese ceremonies. Charac ters give the company's name and say "Big Selling Out for the Festival of the Dead."