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Alfred Bohner


Alfred Bohner
German Teacher
at  Matsuyama

 Photo of pilgrims from Hokkaido standing at a waraji stall. One puts 5 sen into the box to purchase a new pair. 

Pilgrims sleeping at a temple.
Book on the Shikoku Pilgrimage  published in 1931. Bohner completed the pilgrimage in 1927.
(He was not able to use all of his pilgrimage related materials in the book. Unfortunately these documents and photographs were taken by the American forces at the end of WWII)

A photo of a pilgrim with Hansen sickness (leprosy) at Temple 51, Ishiteji.

Temple 1, Ryozenji. The present road in front of the temple was built in the 1970s.