Early Japanese Images

Religions

Buddhism

Close up view of Great Buddha Hall Daibutsu in Tōdai-ji temple complex. Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kansai Region, Japan.

Close up view of Great Buddha Hall Daibutsu in Tōdai-ji temple complex. Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kansai Region, Japan.

 

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SV-AS10 ImageData

 

Shinto

 

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iseshrine

 

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shinto-monk

 

shinto-spirit

 

shinto-word

 

 

Emperors

 

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emperor_godaigo

 

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Daimyo

 

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odanobunaga

 

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Shogun

 

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Samurai

 

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hasekura_in_rome

 

images

 

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unknown

 

samurai-shoda

 

 

Ninja

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images

ninja

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Peasants & Merchants

 

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Arts & Entertainment

– Kabuki

 

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Noh

 

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noh-stage

 

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Haiku

800px-a_little_cuckoo_across_a_hydrangeahaiga_by_yosa_buson

 

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basho_horohoroto

 

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