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The Grave Of Thomas Blake Glover And His Son , Kuraba Tomisaburo . Born In Scotl ...

The Grave Of Thomas Blake Glover And His Son , Kuraba Tomisaburo . Born In Scotl ...

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Source: photographer Based in: Japan

Description: The grave of Thomas Blake Glover and his son , Kuraba Tomisaburo . Born in Scotland in 1838 Thomas Glover moved to Japan in 1859 eventually setting up his own businesses there . He was a key figure in the industrialisation of Japan , helping to found the shipbuilding company , which was later to become the Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan and the Japan Brewery Company , which later became the major Kirin Brewery Company , Ltd . Nagasaki , Japan January 5th 2010

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