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    Sakamoto Ryōma (坂本 龍馬, January 3, 1836 – December 10, 1867)

    徳川慶喜 tokugawa yoshinobu 1867 by Frederick Sutton studio

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    Sakamoto Ryōma (January 3, 1836 – December 10, 1867) was a leader of the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan.

    坂本 龍馬 Sakamoto Ryoma

    Portrait of a former samurai

    Satogiku-dayuu 1910s | It was customary for a tayuu (Japanese courtesan) to have two kamuro (child attendants) of about the same age and size, with names that matched in concept and sound, taking their cue from the name of their ane-jōro (elder sister courtesan).

    1860'S HAND TINTED PHOTO OF TOKUGAWA YOSHINOBU (AKA Stots-Bashi) BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER F.W. SUTTON; SUTTON WAS AN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER WHO ESSENTIALLY LUCKED INTO A GREAT SITUATION AND HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO PHOTOGRAPH YOSHINOBU WHILE DOCKED IN OSAKA IN 1867. HE WAS ALSO CALLED THE JAPANESE TYCOON BY WESTERNERS.

    Sakamoto Ryoma.jpg

    View of the main street of Kanagawa, Japan, taken between 1867 and 1869.

    Japanese History - Iwasaki Yatarō (岩崎 弥太郎 January 9, 1835 – February 7, 1885) was a Japanese financier and shipping industrialist, and the founder of Mitsubishi.

    Tokugawa Yoshinobu, October 28, 1837 – November 22, 1913 was the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the aging shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.

    True Seppuku ceremony wow the commitment of these people. That's got to be horrible...

    土方歳三(武士) Hijikata Toshizo (samurai)

    Daimyo-Antler-Suit (Subordinate only to the shogun, daimyo were the most powerful feudal rulers from the 10th century to the middle 19th century in Japan.)

    Hirohito, posthumously referred to as Emperor Shōwa (April 29, 1901 – January 7, 1989) in Japan, was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order, reigning from December 25, 1926, until his death in 1989. Hirohito led Japan during WW2 and many historians consider him as responsible for the Japanese atrocities during the war. However, he was retained by the US occupying authorities as the unifying figure for Japan.

    Samurai.

    Ikeda Nagaoki 池田 長発 1864

    Japanese Archer, 1870.

    Prince Okundaira, c. 1870 | Photograph by Felice Beato