Tsuba with design of two carp. Edo period–Meiji era mid to late 19th century (before 1890) Ômori Teruhide (Japanese, 1730–1798)

Tsuba with design of two carp. Edo period–Meiji era mid to late century (before Ômori Teruhide (Japanese, Tsuba is the hilt collar for the sword.

Dress (robe montante) belonging to Empress Shoken, made in France, Meiji era (1868-1912). Collection of Sugino Costume Museum (link: http://www.costumemuseum.jp/french/collection/j_isho/j152.html#).:

Dress (robe montante) belonging to Empress Shoken, made in France, Meiji era Collection of Sugino Costume Museum.

Japanese Imperial family's antique photograph.   Nabeshima Itsuko married and became Nashimotonomiya-Itsuko.   Nashimotonomiya-Itsuko & her daughters.   The dress which she wears is the thing which a husband gave it from France.   Meiji era. 1909.

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.

Fukuzawa Yukichi 1835 – 1901, author, enlightenment writer, teacher, translator, entrepreneur and journalist who founded Keio-Gijuku University, the newspaper Jiji-Shinpo and the Institute for Study of Infectious Diseases. He was early Japanese civil rights activist, liberalism ideologists. His ideas about government and social institutions made a lasting impression on a rapidly changing Japan during the Meiji Era.

Fukuzawa Yukichi 1835 – 1901, author, enlightenment writer, teacher, translator, entrepreneur and journalist who founded Keio-Gijuku University, the newspaper Jiji-Shinpo and the Institute for Study of Infectious Diseases. He was early Japanese civil rights activist, liberalism ideologists. His ideas about government and social institutions made a lasting impression on a rapidly changing Japan during the Meiji Era.

Sunrise or sunset. Kimono (uchikake), Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century.

Meiji era uchikake - Museum of Fine Art, Boston. "Top" or outermost piece for wedding kimono ensemble.

New Techniques for a Beautiful Moustache, Japanese postcard, 1908

New Techniques for a Beautiful Moustache (Shin’an bihatsu jutsu), Japanese, late Meiji era, 1908

A gold-lacquer Shibayama-inlaid three-case inro By Meiseki, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century

A gold-lacquer Shibayama-inlaid three-case inro By Meiseki, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century

Crying Skelton with Sword in Hand from Nikkan hagaki Postcard Japanese, Late Meiji era, cancelled 1906 Artist Unknown

カルタレラ賣ハ等我呼嗚 Crying Skelton with Sword in Hand from Nikkan hagaki Postcard Japanese, Late Meiji era, cancelled 1906 Artist Unknown Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tsuba with design of egret and reeds. Japanese Meiji era Late 19th century - Gotô Ichijo (Japanese, 1791–1876) http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/tsuba-with-design-of-egret-and-reeds-12165

gotô ichijo, tsuba with design of egret and reeds, meiji era.

The Meiji Empress Syouken. 1849-1914. (It is not right to actually call "Empress".   The right name of Japanese Emperor is "Kougou" or " Kougou-Heika".)   Meiji era.

The Meiji Empress Syouken. (It is not right to actually call "Empress". The right name of Japanese Emperor is "Kougou" or " Kougou-Heika".

The Geisha Hawaryu -- A Meiji-era Beauty from old Japan. Ca.1910 Hand-colored collotype.

Hawaryu was a popular Tokyo Geisha during the late Meiji era. If marriage was delayed (or never happened) her career as a Geisha could have.

LONG HAIRED BEAUTY OF OLD JAPAN -- The Transformation of a Geisha from East to West by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr

Long haired beauty of old Japan -- The Transformation of a Geisha from East to West. Ca 1905 Meiji-era. Portrait of a Japanese girl.

KABUKI COSTUME Kabuki costume Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th or early 20th centuries DIMENSIONS:  Center back: 182.9 cm (72 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE:  Wool plain weave embroidered with metallic thread and appliqued with wool and cotton plain weave, plastic

KABUKI COSTUME Japanese, Meiji era, late /early Wool plain weave embroidered with metallic thread, appliqued: wool and cotton.

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