The Women of the Iwakura Mission

Title

The Women of the Iwakura Mission

Subject

portrait photographs; women; Japanese

Description

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.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Kameda, Kinuko, 津田梅子ひとりの名教師の軌跡 (Tsuda Umeko hitori no meikyōshi no kiseki). T̄ōkyō: Sōbunsha Shuppan, 2005. pp. 14

Date

1871-1873

Files

jmqa001741.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “The Women of the Iwakura Mission,” Japan's Samurai Revolution, accessed February 27, 2021, https://samurairevolution.omeka.net/items/show/13.