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Figure 5

Black and white photograph of a Japanese living room with electricity cables connecting from the light fitting to various electrical devices

‘Octopus wiring’ in a Japanese house, in I Sawada, Denkaseikatsu no Subete (Tokyo: Yomiuri Shimbun, 1961). ©Yomiuri Shimbun