Ayusi, Officer of the Qing Army by Giuseppe Castiglione
Samurai, Nagasaki, Japan, c 1890. Photographer: Ueno Hikoma
giuseppe castiglione (1688 - 1766)
A vertical diptych of #KatoKiyomasa [1562-1611]  A famous general best known for his participation in the invasion of Korea  Shows him seated before his personal banner inscribed Nan myo no rengekyo, 'Hail Lotus Sutra'  On his breast is his #mon, a large ring  Published by Maruya Jimpachi, 1867
China 19th century photographs @ Swann Galleries - Eloge de l'Art ...