smartchickscommune: “ “Onna-bugeisha was a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men. They were members of the bushi(samurai) class in feudal Japan and were trained in the.
thekimonogallery: Rare photo of true samurai, circa Japan, by photographer Felice Beato. A year or two after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished, and with it the Japanese feudal system.
Japanese Imperial family’s antique photograph. Nabeshima Itsuko married and became Nashimotonomiya-Itsuko. Nashimotonomiya-Itsuko & her daughters. The dress which she wears was obtained by her husband in France.