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Samurai of the Edo Period

Posted by on Friday, September 20, 2013, In : Photography 


A group of samurai warriors dressed in traditional costume photographed towards the end of the Edo Period in the 19th century.
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Koshiate

Posted by on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, In : Art 


Title:  koshiate
Date:  1735
Artist:  Hayakawa Kyuukei
Info:  This woodblock from the Edo period depicts a series of Japanese samurai swords on their koshiate
(Sword Hangers) and is from a Japanese book on samurai armour called Tanki Yoriaku: Hi Ko Ben
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