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Old Japan Comes to Life in Images From The Metropolitan Museum of Art Archives

Actor in Samurai Armor Shinichi Suzuki (Japanese, Date: Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Dimensions: x cm x 7 in.) Classification: Photographs Credit Line: Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005 Accession Number:

This image of a former samurai would have been taken a few years after the samurai were abolished in Japan.  About 1870’s, Japan

This image of a former samurai would have been taken a few years after the samurai were abolished in Japan. About Japan

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Samurai.. "I look at this man, and my soul tells me we have already met.. and to remember my honor and duty". WFH..

Agatha O l Samurai. "I look at this man, and my soul tells me we have already met. and to remember my honor and duty".

Kendo Player, circa 1870's. Kendo (剣道 kendō?), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjutsu (the ancestor of kendo) which continued for centuries and which form the basis of kendo practice today.

), meaning “Way of The Sword”, is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with.

Old pictures of the Japanese Samurai - The Apricity Forum: A European Cultural Community

Male model posing as an Edo-period Samurai with helmet on a stand, his hand on his sword, and his Archery equipment by his side, via Okinawa Soba

Don't Get On The Bad Side Of These Badass Samurai Women

vintage everyday: Woman Samurai Warrior – 12 Rare Vintage Photos of Japanese Ladies with Their Katana Swords

Portraits of The Real Samurai in The 19 Century  A collection of interesting vintage photos of the real Samurai in Japan in the 19 century.   http://www.vintag.es/2013/04/the-real-samurai-in-19-century.html#more

End of the Samurai: Stunning portraits of Japan’s warrior class captures men at the height of their power before century demise

Samurai wearing a fire costume (kaji shozoku) consisting of a kaji kabuto (fire helmet) with a kaji shikoro (fire cape) attached to the bottem edge of the helmet, he is also wearing a kaji haori and muneate (fire jacket and breast protector).

Samurai wearing a fire costume (kaji shozoku) consisting of a kaji kabuto (fire helmet) with a kaji shikoro (fire cape) attached to the bottem edge of the helmet, he is also wearing a kaji haori and muneate (fire jacket and breast protector).

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Bushi Medieval warrior, played out at festivals across Japan every year as towns pay homage to the dramatic history of the samurai.

Samurai holding a yumi (bow) and wearing a yugote (shooting sleeves) over his left arm.

Felice Beato Samurai holding a yumi (bow) and wearing a yugote (shooting sleeves) over his left arm.

Ikeda (Chikugo-no-kami) Nagaoki. (front row, left)  He was the head of the Second Japanese Embassy to Europe (Japanese:第2回遣欧使節), also called the Ikeda Mission, sent in 1863-1864 by the Tokugawa shogunate to negotiate the cancellation of the open-port status of Yokohama.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikeda_Nagaoki

Ikeda Nagaoki (front row, left) was the head of the Second Japanese Embassy to Europe also called the Ikeda Mission, sent in by the Tokugawa shogunate to negotiate the cancellation of the open-port status of Yokohama

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