Costume of a Japanese soldier with gun.

Japanese, soldier, Japan, Auguste Wahlen,
Japanese soldier. Soldat Japonais.

Japanese soldier with gun in 1840.

Soldat Japonais.

Source: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Corsages. Les modes du second empire. Costume féminin français.
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