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Japanese Imperial family's antique photograph.    Kitashirakawanomiya Naruhisa (1887-1923) & Takedanomiya Tsuneyoshi (1909-1992).   member of the Imperial family.  Meiji-era.

JAPANESE Imperial family's antique photo -- Kitashirakawanomiya Naruhisa & Takedanomiya Tsuneyoshi members of the Imperial family. Meiji-era _____________________________ Reposted by Dr. Veronica Lee, DNP (Depew/Buffalo, NY, US)

A piece of a dress worn by Marie Antoinette at the Temple prison. This fragment sold at Christie’s for $76, 184.

One of the pieces sold in that earlier Christie’s sale was this fragment of puce silk and lace from a gown worn by Marie Antoinette while imprisoned in the Temple. This was once owned by Madame de Tourzel as well.

Samurai in Yokohama, ca. 1866 by Felice Beato. Rare photo of true samurai: a year or two after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished.

Old Japan Comes to Life in Images From The Metropolitan Museum of Art Archives

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.

Current Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito and Priness Masako.   The state of the wedding ceremony. 1993. The attire of the Heian era.

Harvard-educated Masako Owada turned down Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito twice before finally accepting his marriage proposal.

Japanese Mothers with Their Children wear traditional Kimono with Obi & hair combs

Japanese Mothers with Their Children wear traditional Kimono with Obi & hair combs

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Japanese vintage postcard Meiji era portrait kabuki kimono hand fan monkey

Japanese vintage postcard Meiji era so pre 1912 portrait kabuki kimono hand fan monkey

Japanese Imperial family's antique photograph.   Asakanomiya-Yasuhito Imperial prince.   As for him, the status of a subject descended in 1947.   Meiji era / Taisho era / Syowa.

As for him, the status of a subject descended in Meiji era / Taisho era / Syowa.

Prince Okundaira, in formal Haori, ca. 1870's by Felice Beato.:

Man Buns: A Chronological Hairstory

Young man - Prince Okundaira - in formal haori. Hand-colored photo, Japan, by photographer Felice Beato.

Maiko Girl 1900    A Meiji Era portrait of a Maiko Girl. In the top right-hand corner is written in faint blue ink "This is a beautiful Maiko".

Maiko Girl 1900 A Meiji Era portrait of a Maiko Girl. In the top right-hand corner is written in faint blue ink "This is a beautiful Maiko"

Japanese Imperial family's antique photograph.   14-year-old Nabeshima Itsuko. Meiji era. 1895.

Japanese Imperial family's antique photograph. 14-year-old Nabeshima Itsuko. Meiji era. 1895.

Period Costumes, Vintage Ladies, Samurai, Novels, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Costumes

Portrait of a woman in kimono. 1920’s or 30’s, Japan.

When Moga in Traditional Costumes – 38 Found Snapshots Capture Japanese Girls in Kimonos during the

Senso-ji - Asakusa 浅草寺 白鷺の舞

Asakusa Shirasaginomai Parade

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