Tanabe Taichi

 
Tanabe Taichi
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 31cm

Description

Portrait of a thirty-two-year-old Japanese man named Tanabe Taichi, a samurai and officer (performing the function of first secretary) on the 1864 Ikeda mission to France. He is pictured wearing traditional dress of kimono and is carrying a daishō, or pair of swords (katana and wakizashi).

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
1951.11.63.104
Country
 
France
Region
 
Paris
Cultural Group
 
Japanese
Photographer
 
Jacques-Philippe Potteau
Date
 
April - June 1864

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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