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MeijiShowa: 110707-0018 - Tomb of Saigo Takamori, Kagoshima - Vintage Images of Japan

MeijiShowa: - Tomb of Saigo Takamori, Kagoshima - Vintage Images of Japan

Medieval Garden  Chateau de Castelnaud, Dordogne -...

FRANCE: Medieval Garden Chateau de Castelnaud, Dordogne - France I love the central cross which was typical of monastery gardens.

Huge kitchen at medieval Manor House - Gainsborough Old Hall, Lincolnshire, England

Huge kitchen at medieval Manor House - Gainsborough Old Hall, Lincolnshire, England. The hall was built by Sir Thomas Burgh in

Imperial troops embarking at Yokohama to fight the Satsuma rebellion in 1877. Illustrated London News.

Imperial troops embarking at Yokohama to fight the Satsuma rebellion in 1877

Ariyoshi Sanshichi Miyazu Clan Kyoto Rusui-yaku (留守居役)

Ariyoshi Sanshichi Miyazu Clan Kyoto Rusui-yaku (留守居役) Imagine this, a young man about to embark on a new world. I envy the Victorians the newness of the world. To see and travel and be part of something so exciting.

Kirishima Jingu Shrine (霧島神宮) Kagoshima,  主祭神 天饒石国饒石天津日高彦火瓊瓊杵尊(ニニギノミコト)

Kirishima Jingu Shrine (霧島神宮) Kagoshima, 主祭神 天饒石国饒石天津日高彦火瓊瓊杵尊(ニニギノミコト)

Soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Satsuma Rebellion, Garrison of Kumamoto, 1877.

Japanese Army officers of the Kumamoto garrison, who resisted Saigō Takamori's siege, 1877

Turkestan -Famille indigène en voyage, janvier 1879

Interior of the Old Jersey Prison Ship, which was moored in New York harbor, and where American prisoners were kept from about end of the Revolution. The picture links to a wonderful article, "The Prisoners of New York", by Edwin G.

Susano and his 3 daughters. Amaterasu, the Sun Goddess and Susano, the Sea God are children of Izanagi, king of the earth and Izanami, queen of the lower world. Amaterasu was designated by her father to rule the upper world. Susano wanted to see his mother in the lower world so badly that he threw tantrums causing damage on the earth. Susano was exiled to the underworld. Following reconciliation between Amaterasu and Susano, 5 sons were born from her beads and 3 daughters out of his sword.

A Japanese Legend of A Heavenly Rock Gate; Amano-iwato

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