Saitō Jirōtarō

 
Saitō Jirōtarō
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 30cm

Description

Portrait of a thirty-four-year-old Japanese man named Saitō Jirōtarō, a samurai and officer (performing the function of censor) on the 1864 Ikeda mission to France. He is pictured wearing traditional dress of kimono with mon (family emblem) and is carrying a katana (long sword).

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
 
1951.11.63.112
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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