PHOTOGRAPH BY ELIZA SCIDMORE, NAT GEO IMAGE COLLECTION
Eliza Scidmore, who photographed students at this Japanese middle school more than a century ago, was infatuated with Japan. By the time of her visit, National Geographic’s first woman writer, photographer, and member of its board already had pressed the White House to plant Japanese cherry trees—“the most beautiful thing in the world”—along the Tidal Basin in the capital. She prevailed.
The Warrior on the left was measured 6 feet 7 inches (200.6 centimetre's) the other was measured 6 feet 5 inches (195.5 centimetre's) - Also referred to as the Spinifex Men No other details and original source of the photograph and caption is unknown.