Graf Zeppelin in Japan, 1929 グラーフ・ツェッペリン

One of the great feats in transportation history: the round-the-world trip of the LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin. Here, documentary stills from the ship’s stopover in Japan.

YouTube clip:

Full documentary:

Vintage commemorative kimono cloth:


Woodblock print of the Graf Zeppelin, Mt. Fuji, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel:

Postcard (source): Graf Zeppelin over Marunouchi Building and Tokyo Station:

The Graf Zeppelin above Tokyo:



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