Scrolls and paintings from Edo Japan

During the Edo period in Japanese history, the nation has closed its doors to foreign trade and was ruled by the Tokugawa shoguns, from 1603 to 1868.
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"The zodiacal sign of inu dog is represented by Hata Rokurozaemon a famous warrior. He carries the characteristic seven weapons including swords. He is accompanied by his faithful white dog."

The zodiacal sign of inu dog is represented by Hata Rokurozaemon a famous warrior. He carries the caracteristic seven weapons including swords. He is accompanied by his faithfull white dog.

Courtesans Strolling Beneath Cherry Trees Before the Daikokuya Teahouse, probably 1789. Woodblock print, color on paper, 15 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (39.1 x 26.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Charles A. Brandon, by exchange; purchased with funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Danziger, Joan Easton, Mrs. Myron S. Falk, Jr., George S. Friedman, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kingdon, Klaus F. Naumann, Robert Rosenkranz, and Mr. and Mrs. David Young and Asian Art Acquisition Fund, 1995.137a-c

Yoritomo was the founder of the shogunate system and the first shogun of feudal Japan.

Armoured samurai with sword and dagger.

(Civilize the mind. Make savage the body) inspirational quotes, sayings

A demonstration of the Elekiter from an old Japanese book. Book is from 18th-century Japan, so is in the public domain. There are several wires linked to a test subject.

A demonstration of the Elekiter from an old Japanese book. Book is from Japan, so is in the public domain. There are several wires linked to a test subject.

Oniwakamaru and the Giant Carp Fight Underwater, 1835. Woodblock print; ink and color on paper, 15 x 10 5/16 in. (38.1 x 26.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace in memory of her husband, Dr. Stanley L. Wallace, 1999.139.1

Oniwakamaru and the Giant Carp Fighting Underwater - Utagawa Kuniyoshi

16th-17th century Japanese painting, reproduction in Arnold Toynbee, "A study of history"

Hidden Christians: How Japan tried and failed to exterminate Christianity. A century Japanese painting entitled 'Japanese Christians In Portuguese Costume'

Moon and Wildflower in Autumn Satake Eikai

Moon and Wildflower in Autumn Satake Eikai


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