A Summer Bedtime Routine


5m 00s
Broadcast on March 21, 2020 Available until March 31, 2030

On those hot, humid summer nights, nothing can get in the way of sleep like mosquitoes on the hunt. We learn about the tools the Edo townspeople had at their disposal to fight the pesky insects.

*"Woman beside a Mosquito Net," from the series "Starlight Frost and Modern Manners" (c.1819) by Utagawa Kunisada

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