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Japanese Fashion Through the Years

There’s a lot more to Japanese fashion than you can imagine. Let’s take a look at some major points of fashion in Japan.

Rare photo of a Geisha after washing her hair, before styling it in the typical way. Ca. 1905.

I love it when a girl slightly lifts her chin, and looks over at you. Coy, Cool, and Sexy. GIANT SIZE : www.flickr.com/photos/24443965@N08/2400357640/sizes/o/ Ca.1905 image from a half-stereoview by Herbert G. Ponting. This scan taken from a 1910 half-tone print. See the photographer enjoying the company of Geisha Girls in this old photo: www.flickr.com/photos/24443965@N08/2360328226/ Check out the set link to the right of this image for lots more long hair in old Japan. Who is this girl ?…

‘The Japanese Body: A Contested Terrain in the Meiji Restoration Era’ by Emilia Boulton

The relationship between society, dress and the body has always been complicated throughout history. For Japan, this became prevalent during the Meiji Restoration Era (1868-1912). Before, the Japan…

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Japanese woodblock fashion prints from 1887

Japanese woodblock fashion prints from 1887, because I know how much you guys love this stuff.

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Fuji Arts Japanese Prints - A Clearance Opportunity! Meiji or Edo era Original by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Fuji Arts Japanese Prints - A Clearance Opportunity! Meiji or Edo era Original by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Meiji Restoration | Definition, History, & Facts | Britannica

Meiji Restoration, political revolution in 1868 in Japan that brought about the end of the shogunate and ushered in the subsequent era of major political, economic, and social change—the Meiji period (1868–1912)—that brought about the modernization and Westernization of the country.

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Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) is considered to be one of the greatest artists of the Meiji era. He started his career as a pupil of Kuniyoshi. Yoshitoshi produced a number of famous print series during his lifetime - the most famous ones being the '100 Aspects of the Moon', series about beautiful women and his ghost series. Until his early forties, the artist's life was a struggle for financial survival. #artelino #beautyandviolence #yoshitoshi
Presentation of a rare vertical Diptych by Kunichika Toyohara (1835-1900) - the "Last Master of Ukiyo-e". The diptych is from the series "Sanju-rokku Sen no Uchi" (Thirty-six Poems). and shows the kabuki actor Nakamura Shikan IV in the role of fox Tadanobu. He is jumping from a balcony. The video shows an excerpt from another Youtube video "Tadanobu the Fox (Yoshitsune Senbonzakura)" from the kabuki play "Yoshitsune and a 1000 Cherry Trees".  #kunichika #kunichikatoyohara #tadanobu #yoshitsune
He was only 15 years old when he ascended the Japanese throne in 1868. When he died in 1912, Japan had risen from a feudal country to a powerful Asian nation shaped after Western patterns. Although Emperor Meiji never executed real power, he became the figurehead of the new era named after him.  #emperormeiji #meijiprints #meijiperiod #japanesewoodblockprints #meijiconstitution #meiji #triptych #chiyodapalace