Anne Frank: Born June 12, 1929

Anne_Frank_Diary_at_Anne_Frank_Museum_in_Berlin-pages-92-93Photograph: Anne_Frank_Diary_at_Anne_Frank_Museum_in_Berlin-pages-92-93.jpg
Source: http://www.heatheronhertravels.com/inspired-by-the-anne-frank-museum-in-berlin/

hoopSince it was first published in 1947, Anne Frank’s diary has become one of the most powerful memoirs of the Holocaust. Its message of courage and hope in the face of adversity has reached millions. The diary has been translated into 67 languages with over 30 million copies sold. Anne Frank’s story is especially meaningful to young people today. For many she is their first, if not their only exposure to the history of the Holocaust.

https://www.annefrank.com/who-is-anne-frank

© Anne Frank Haus / Anne Frank Fonds

© Anne Frank Haus / Anne Frank Fonds

Anne Frank and Her Family~ http://www.holocaustresearchproject.org/nazioccupation/annefrank.html

The Secret Annex Online~ http://www.annefrank.org/en/Subsites/Home/Enter-the-3D-house/#/house/20/help/

Maruyama Ōkyo: Born June 12, 1733

Maruyama Ōkyo (June 12, 1733-August 31, 1795)
was a Japanese artist active in the late 18th century.
Source:
https://hyakumonogatari.com/2013/06/12/the-ghost-of-oyuki/

Maruyama Ōkyo opened his eyes from a fitful sleep and
saw a dead woman. She was young. Beautiful. And pale.
Unnaturally drained of color, her bloodless skin peeked
from her loose, bone-white burial kimono. Her bleached
appearance was contrasted only by the thin slits of her
black eyes, and by the long, black hair that hung disheveled
across her shoulders. She had no feet… Scroll down for more:

百物語怪談会 Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai

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Maruyama Ōkyo opened his eyes from a fitful sleep and saw a dead woman. She was young. Beautiful. And pale. Unnaturally drained of color, her bloodless skin peeked from her loose, bone-white burial kimono. Her bleached appearance was contrasted only by the thin slits of her black eyes, and by the long, black hair that hung disheveled across her shoulders. She had no feet.

What is The Ghost of Oyuki?

The Ghost of Oyuki is without a doubt the most famous and influential Japanese ghost painting.  It is the template for the entire country’s idea of “what a ghost looks like.” The white-faced, black-haired girl in the white kimono has roots in tradition, but this image–particularly the lack of feet–comes from the brush of Maruyama Ōkyo.

Although the English title is The Ghost of Oyuki…

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