Category: japanese

British Samurai Bayonets – 1907 Pattern &amp…

British Samurai Bayonets – 1907 Pattern & Arisaka

There is a connection between WW1 era British bayonets and Japanese samurai swords and knives that most people don’t know about. Here we look at the 1907 pattern British bayonet and its inspiration the Type 30 Arisaka.

The mysterious Japanese balloon bombs of World…

The mysterious Japanese balloon bombs of World War II.

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

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Inro, an ornamental box for holding anything from seals to medicine, late 1700s-early 1800s, Japan.

Reading a scroll, Japan 19th Century. . . . . …

Reading a scroll, Japan 19th Century.
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Umbrella clock made from blue glass and brass,…

Umbrella clock made from blue glass and brass, Japan, circa 1920s. Via LiveAuctioneers.

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Zen Nouveau: New Year’s Greetings from Early 20th-Century Japan

Silk military handkerchief from Japan, circa 1…

Silk military handkerchief from Japan, circa 1940s.

s-h-o-w-a: Japanese actress Mie Kitahara pos…

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Japanese actress Mie Kitahara posing in a swimsuit sitting on a beach towel, Japan, late 1950s

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Photographs taken by Ansel Adams of the Manzanar War Relocation Center, a Japanese internment camp, during 1943 and 1944.