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松森胤保(タネヤス)庄内藩士。1863年支藩・松山藩付家老となり、庄内戦争に参戦。

松森胤保(タネヤス)庄内藩士。1863年支藩・松山藩付家老となり、庄内戦争に参戦。

Museum exhibit of samurai on horseback.  The samurai and horse armor date to the late 17th/early 18th century.

Museum exhibit of samurai on horseback. The samurai and horse armor date to the late 17th/early 18th century.

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

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

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 1870’s, Japan

Samurai, "A warrior fully armored".

Samurai, "A warrior fully armored".

samurai - look at the corded muscles in his arm. That took years of training.

samurai - look at the corded muscles in his arm. That took years of training.

Samurai by Felice Beato: A pioneer in war photography and the photography of Japan, Felice Beato was the first photographer to devote himself entirely to photographing in Asia and the Near East. He photographed in Japan, India, Athens, Constantinople, the Crimea, and Palestine. He settled in Yokohama and from 1863 to 1877 made hundreds of portraits and scenics in Japan. Beato is reputed to have helped train the first generation of Japanese photographers.

Samurai by Felice Beato: A pioneer in war photography and the photography of Japan, Felice Beato was the first photographer to devote himself entirely to photographing in Asia and the Near East. He photographed in Japan, India, Athens, Constantinople, the Crimea, and Palestine. He settled in Yokohama and from 1863 to 1877 made hundreds of portraits and scenics in Japan. Beato is reputed to have helped train the first generation of Japanese photographers.