justamus:    A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan.  Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

justamus: A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

1930s, Moscow, building of Izvestia newspaper and square in front of it

1930s, Moscow, building of Izvestia newspaper and square in front of it

Yale Joel - American travelers building a sand replica of France’s medieval abbey at Mont-Saint-Michel in the background, July 1948.

Yale Joel - American travelers building a sand replica of France’s medieval abbey at Mont-Saint-Michel in the background, July 1948.

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