This is Tokyo in the Early 1900s

Have you wondered what Tokyo looked like 110 years ago? Take a look at this great series of photos from 1905.

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View down Tokyo street with cable cars in center background
View down Tokyo street with cable cars in center background

Source: Library of Congress

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View down center of Tokyo street with cable car tracks in foreground, buildings and people in background.
View down center of Tokyo street with cable car tracks in foreground, buildings and people in background.

Source: Library of Congress

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Photographs shows people standing on side of street watching theater production in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan.
Photographs shows people standing on side of street watching theater production in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan.

Source: Library of Congress

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Theatre St., during celebration of fall of Port Arthur, Tokio, Japan
Theatre St., during celebration of fall of Port Arthur, Tokio [sic[, Japan

Source: Library of Congress