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*Takasugi and Ito.jpg
The photo of Takasugi Shinaku and Ito Hirobumi in 1865. The person on the left is unidentified. Takasugi and Ito fought closely during their Choshu year. The photo was taken in Nagasaki.

"Madame Chrysanthème".

Lithograph depicting U.S. ships anchored in Edo Bay in 1846 and surrounded by small Japanese boats.
The text at the bottom reads:
"On the 20th of July 1846, the U.S. Ships Columbus & Vincennes entered the Bay of Jeddo or (as the Japanese call it)…

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Hand tinted photograph from Brinkley's ten-volume collection, Japan, Described and Illustrated by the Japanese, with an essay on Japanese art by Kakuzo Okakura (Tokyo and Boston: Millet: 1897-98)

Monsiuer et Madame.jpg

Bigot Dance Lesson.png
A drawing of a dance lesson being given in the Rokumeikan

Mori Arinori.jpg

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A primer of the Japanese language made for Portuguese missionaries in the 17th century.
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