Photographer's Note

This is a memorial gravestone at a Japanese temple.

Most temples in Japan have an area of these memorials to remember the loss of an infant at birth or at a very young age.

They are decorated with the little aprons you can see in the picture and just like the gravestones of adults food and drink is also sometimes left.

A colorful picture for us, but sorrow beyond our understanding for another.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Scott Andersen (ScottAndersen) (47)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2008-02-03
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Camera: Nikon P1
  • Exposure: f/4.1
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2008-02-11 1:46
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