Category Archives: 1857

A Japanese sailing ship off the coast of Shimoda.

Ancient Japanese sailing ship

A Japanese sailing ship off the coast of Shimoda.

A Japanese sailing ship off the coast of Shimoda.

From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading

A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki. Journeys to Japan 1856.

A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki Japan. Traditional Japan costumes. Buddhist monk dress.

A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki Japan.

A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki Japan.

From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading

Theatricals costumes at Nagasaki Japan. Japan Folk Theater.

Theatricals costumes.  Japanese masks and stage costumes. Japan Folk Theater.

Theatricals at Nagasaki Japan.

Theatricals costumes at Nagasaki Japan.

From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading

A street scene off Shimoda. Journeys to Japan.

Street scene. Shimoda Japan. Traditional japanese clothing.

A street scene off Shimoda Japan.

A street scene off Shimoda Japan.

From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading

A Japanese funeral procession at Nagasaki Japan.

Japanese funeral procession. Traditional japanese clothing.

A Japanese funeral procession at Nagasaki Japan.

A Japanese funeral procession at Nagasaki Japan.

From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading

Greek Orthodox Bishop 1857

Greek Orthodox Bishop costume. Metropolitan of Mount Athos. Priest clothing.

Greek Orthodox Bishop

Greek Orthodox Bishop 1857

Greek bishop dressed in a Rhason (Rhason the word in Greek means “used, worn garment.”). The Rhason is wider than the Talar has long sleeves and is usually black. If the priest is preparing for the liturgy, he puts the Rhason and pulls on the robe, the tunic, the alb, the other about to vestments.  Continue reading