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These women went to the United States in 1871 with Iwakura mission. From left to right: Nagai Shigeko, Ueda Teiko, Yoshimasu Ryoko, Tsuda Umeko, Yamakawa Sutematsu. They are dressed in Western style.

The five most famous men of the Iwakura Mission (1871-73). From left to right: Okubo Toshimichi, Ito Hirobumi, Iwakura Tomomi (in traditional Japanese garb), Yamaguchi Naoyoshi, Kido Takayoshi. Picture taken in Great Britain.

Edo Period Wagashi Catalog.jpg

Two of the original tunings of the koto, then the imported scale.

Stock photo of the Japanese Koto, a 13-stringed plucked zither.

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A collection of images illustrating the role of swordsmiths in Japanese society before and during the Meiji Restoration

Schwartz, Henry B. In Togo's country - Loochoo Gentlemen.png

Schwartz, Henry B. In Togo's country Loo Choo--Pigs going to market.png

Late Edo Foreigners (1840s).jpeg

"Madame Chrysanthème".
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