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"Prince Okudaira", by Beato, 1870s. 奥平 昌邁(おくだいら まさゆき、安政2年4月1日(1855年5月16日) - 明治17年(1884年)11月26日)は、豊前中津藩の最後(第9代)の藩主。中津藩奥平家13代。 伊予宇和島藩主・伊達宗城の四男。正室は水野忠精の娘。子は奥平昌恭(長男)。官位は従五位下、美作守。

Young man - Prince Okundaira - in formal haori. Hand-colored photo, Japan, by photographer Felice Beato.

SENSEI KURADO YASUJI............KATA A L' ECOLE YTAMIYA RYU............SOURCE BUDOSHUGYOSHA.COM........

Sensei Running Yasuji - at the samurai school, Kata Yitamiya Ryu.

お前達には失望した - Samurai armour

When Danny was sixteen, he started collecting Japanese swords. But after he saw The Last Samurai as an adult, he knew swords weren& enough. He wanted his own suit of samurai armor. So, he spent two years of his life making one.

島原太夫 もっと見る

oiran in her courtesan parade with her kamuro

昭和2年

I ♡ moga Japanese "moga" (modern girl)

1900年頃の花魁の写真。このオーラ・・・只者じゃないな

1900年頃の花魁の写真。このオーラ・・・只者じゃないな

A vintage photograph of a tayu with 2 kamuro.

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Japanese this seems to be a Geisha. A long tradition in Japan. Geisha's are women whom learn to entertain, dance, play an instrument, the tea ceremony, and be the life of the party when at events organized by Japanese men back in the early still p

生類との暮らし

VINTAGE STYLE WOMEN: Antique photos of women from a bygone era are collected here in all manner of pose, location, and type just like this example of a vintage Geisha.

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Kimonos and Faces from Old Meiji-Era Japan by Okinawa Soba

An 1890s study of young Japanese girls by K. TAMAMURA of Yokohama, Japan. Text and image via Okinawa Soba on Flickr

The Kimono Gallery. An study of young Japanese girls by K. TAMAMURA of Yokohama, Japan. Text and image via Okinawa Soba

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History of Japan.

SHUYA TAKAOKA from Tumbler. : 画像

Samurai in foul weather gear; coat and hat carrying the two swords katana and wakizashi in true samurai form

傘で遊ぶ兄妹

by Ken Domon Kids twirling umbrellas, Japan,

Sakamoto Ryōma (January 3, 1836 – December 10, 1867) was a leader of the…

Sakamoto Ryōma (January 1836 – December was a leader of the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan. Ryōma used the alias Saidani Umetarō.