A woman on a jinrikisha(1)
[ID] 588  ( ID:588 )
[Photographer] unknown
[Place] unknown
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 136x93
[Cabinet] 13-8-0
[Keyword] transport/carriage/woman
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The rickshaw replaced the palanquin in the Meiji era. Izumi Yosuke invented it in 1869. The wheels were fashioned from wood but were later made of rubber and ensured a more comfortable ride. A folding cover was installed in the rear of the seat.