Group of Samurais. Groupe de Samourais. Japan 1895.

Group, Samurais, Japan, military, costumes,
Group of Samurais. Groupe de Samourais. Japan 1895.

Group of Samurais, 1895.

Groupe de Samourais.

Source:  Autour du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages, Paris, L. Boulanger 1895.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Buddhist Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo. Japan.

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