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Old Japan

According to one legend, after the creation of Heaven and Earth, the gods Izanagi and Izanami were given the task of forming a series of islands that would become what is now Japan. In Japanese mythology these islands make up the known world.
Crown Prince Shotoku (574-622) Chinese Zodiac 1293 - Mongol under attack during invasion of Japan Scene on a scroll In office 1603-1605 - Tokugawa leyasu, 1st Tokugawa shogun 1600's - Portuguese trading ship in Nagasaki
1738 - Dutch ship Early 1740's - Scene from a play by Masanobu Okumura c. 1760 - Couple under Umbrella in Snow 1760 - A Shinto Priest, Three Women, and a Child c. 1763 - Lotus Pond and Fish c. 1765 - Woman in the Night
c, 1788 - Poem of the Pillow c. 1800 - A Winter Party 1800's - Geisha 1800's - Samurai in armor 18291832 - The Great Wave off Kanagawa 1830's - Kabuki actors
c. 1830 - Sazai Hall-500, Rakan temples 1833 - Travellers Surprised by Sudden Rain 1834 - Kanbara 1835 - Phoenix 1840 - Snow Falling on a Town 1844 - Three Women Playing Musical Instruments
c. 1846 - A scene from the scroll Fart Competition c. 1846 - A scene from the scroll Fart Competition c. 1846 - A scene from the scroll Fart Competition c. 1846 - Looking Suitable, The Appearance of a Brothel Geisha c. 1850 - Playing the samisen 1850's - Americans in Yokohama
1856 - Mount Fuji from Suruga-cho 1857 - Sudden shower over Shin-Ohashi bridge and Atake c. 1857 - Moon viewing point c. 1858 - Ichikobu Bridge 1859 - Samurai 1860 - Sumo wrestler
c. 1864 - Old samurai c. 1865-1868 - Crucifixion Cleaning up after cruxifictions Severed heads 1867 - Inada Kyuz Shinsuke murders the kitchenmaid 1867 - Warrior
1868 - Blood thirsty samurai 1868 - Seppuku (ritual suicide) 1868-69 - From One Hundred Aspects of Battle Female warrior of noble birth c. 1870 - Samurai police official with prisoner 1870 - Kabuki: Samurai and Beauty
c. 1875 - Taking aim 1875 - Train between Tokyo and Yokohama 1875 1877 - Barefoot samurai c. 1878 - A samurai on horseback c. 1880 - Omizuza Shinto Temple
1880 - Pilgrim on his way to climb Mount Fuji 1880's - Inner courtyard of a large tea house 1880's - Riding in a rickshaw 1880's - Maeda Bridge and the 100 Steps 1880's - Deer in a Forest 1880's - Baby sitters with sleeping babies
1880's - Buddhist priest 1880's - Old man with a fan 1880's - Coolie in rain coat 1881 - Samurai on horseback 1881 - Fireworks at Ikeno Ata c. 1885 - Basket seller
Late 1880's - Body tattoos Between 1885 and 1892 - Samurai turned criminal 1886 - Shrine 1886 - View of Mount Fugi c. 1887 - On porch at Okano Garden c. 1887 - Re-enactment of Judicial suicide
c. 1887 - Samurai in landscape 8 August 1887 - Emperor Meiji, His Wife, and Prince Haru c. 1887 - Great Buddha image 1888 - Crows in Flight at Sunrise c. 1890 - Oops! c. 1890 - Young woman washing her hair
c. 1890 - Ferry boat c. 1890 - Buddhist priests and nuns making music 1890's - Caged prostitutes 1890's - Japanese wrestlers 1890's - Woman delivering charcoal 1890s - Together
1890's - Three young women 1890 - Japanese couple 1890 - Three Buddhist priests 1890 - Wangpou visits a grave during a storm c. 1892 - On a country road
1893 - The actor Onoe Kikugro V as Spencer, the Balloonist 1893 - Cherry Blossoms, Yokohama 1893 - Street scene c. 1893 - Nectarine No 9 brothel 1893 - A Maiko Girl 1893 - Coolies taking wayside refreshment
1894-5 - War with China - Admiral Sukeyuki Ito 1894-5 - War with China - Crossing the Yalu 1894-5 - War with China - Sinking Chinese warships 1894-5 - War with China - Attacking on horseback 1894-5 - War with China - Beheading the enemy November 1895 - Chinese surrendering to Admiral Ito
c. 1895 - High class prostitutes c. 1895 - Farmer and his wife c. 1895 - Street Fight between a Japanese, a Chinese, and a Westerner 1896 - House in Homoko 1896 - Damage from the Sanriku earthquake and tsunami 1896 - Itsukushima shrine
c. 1897 - Rolling and curing tea leaves c. 1897 - Cormorant fishermen 1897 - Hunting Fireflies c. 1897 - Rural town road c. 1898 - Coming home from the fields c. 1898 - Bowing at the Gate
c. 1898 - With a graveyard for a playground c. 1898 - Shell pickers c. 1898 - On the lip of the crater 1898 - Visitors to Hikone Park c. 1899 - Temple workshop c. 1900 - On a forest path
1900 - Cigarette advertisement 1900 - Theatre postcard 1900 - T. Enami self portrait as ancient warrior c. 1900 - In a bamboo forest 1900 - Cherry tree in bloom 1901 - Acrobats
Before 1902 - Empty street 1902 - Baskets, brushes, brooms c. 1902 - Arashiyama River and the Moon Crossing Bridge 1904-5 - War with Russia - Japanese oficers 1904-5 - War with Russia - Starts with a sneak attack on the Russian fleet 1904-5 - War with Russia - Awaiting the seige of Fort Arthur
1904-5 - War with Russia - Japanese sailors attempting to blockade Port Arthur 1904-5 - War with Russia - Blow to the head 10 August 1904 - War with Russia- Battle of the Yellow Sea 1904-5 - War with Russia - Siege gun 1904-5 - War with Russia - Japanese howitzer firing, Port Stanley 1904-5 - War with Russia - Beheading Chinese
May 1905 - War with Russia - On the Japanee flagship 1905 - President Roosevelt patches it up c. 1905 - Pausing on a path c. 1905 - On a country road c. 1905 - Drying tea leaves 1905 - Traffic jam
1905 - Sumo wrestlers c. 1907 - Fortune Teller 1907 - On the Tokaido 1907 - Magazine cover artwork Geisha dressed for tea ceremony 1908 - Girl with a baby
1908 - Bridge 1908 - Meditation 1908 - Temple musicians 1908 - Outside a temple 1908 - Temple interior 1908 - On the road
1908 - Coming down the street 1908 - Women on a bridge 1908 - On horseback 1908 - Man with an ox 1908 - At the beach 1908 - Architecture
Musical group 1910's - Written fortunes (o-mikuji) c. 1910 - Shrine Gate at Miyajima c. 1910 - Monkey Reaching for the Reflection of the Moon 1910 - Princess Nagako (7 years old) c. 1910c - Kutani porcelain figure
1910 - Sparrows and cherry blossoms 1911 - Incense advertising 1912- Beer ad 1915 - On the way to the shrine Temple in a garden c. 1915 - Mount Fuji through Pines
c. 1916 - Shinto temple palanquin procession c. 1916 - 子供 c. 1916 - At the mill 1917 - Takamikura used for the enthronement of the emperor c. 1917 - Boys by the river c. 1918 - The Goldfish Seller
1918 - Rain at Yabakei 1920's 1921 - Emperor Taisho with his sons 16 June 1921 - Prince Hirohito, future Emperor 1922 - Zojoji in Snow The Way