"Woman in sensible armor! 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.
Wellcome Library, London The dance of death. Size: canvas 72 x 55 cm. Collection: Iconographic Collections Library reference no.: ICV No 17962 Full Bibliographic Record Link to Wellcome Library Catalogue Dance of Death