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Japanese Samurai, circa 1870. Photograph by Felice Beato.
The Last Samurai In Rare Photos From 1800s
Last-samurai-photography-japan-1800s The Meiji Restoration of 1868 took power from the warlords that had been the de facto rulers of Japan and consolidated it under the Emperor Meiji. With the Restoration came many changes, including the creation of a modern, western-style, conscripted army in 1873
Samurai with bow and arrow, helmets, swords, spears and coats of mail. Photo from series of 42 hand coloured albumine prints at Spaarnestad Photo by Felice Beato, Kusakabe Kimbei or Raimund baron von Stillfried. Japan, around 1880.