The Last Shogun - 1867. The Daily Japan Herald reported on May 16th, 1867: 'Captain Sutton of H.M. surveying ship "Serpent" had the honour of a sitting from the Tycoon.

The Last Shogun - 1867. The Daily Japan Herald reported on May 16th, 1867: 'Captain Sutton of H.M. surveying ship "Serpent" had the honour of a sitting from the Tycoon.

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Japanese antique photograph.   Japanese antique photograph. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913) of the General of 15th Tokugawa shogunate government. hinobu of the most later years.

Japanese antique photograph. Japanese antique photograph. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913) of the General of 15th Tokugawa shogunate government. hinobu of the most later years.

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Japanese antique photograph.   Japanese antique photograph. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913) of the General of 15th Tokugawa shogunate government. Yoshinobu of later years. He enjoys hunting.

Japanese antique photograph. Japanese antique photograph. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913) of the General of 15th Tokugawa shogunate government. Yoshinobu of later years. He enjoys hunting.

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Cavalry armor of Tokugawa Yoshinobu (The last shogun of Japan), a gift from Napoleon III.

Cavalry armor of Tokugawa Yoshinobu (The last shogun of Japan), a gift from Napoleon III.

Historical Events today: 1867 - 15th & last Tokugawa Shogun resigns in Japan.    Tokugawa Yoshinobu (徳川 慶喜) (also known as Keiki; October 28, 1837 – November 22, 1913) was the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the ageing shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.

Historical Events today: 1867 - 15th & last Tokugawa Shogun resigns in Japan. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (徳川 慶喜) (also known as Keiki; October 28, 1837 – November 22, 1913) was the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the ageing shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.

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Nakane Sachi. Tokugawa Yoshinobu's concubine.

Nakane Sachi. Tokugawa Yoshinobu's concubine.

Tokugawa Yoshinobu

Tokugawa Yoshinobu

The last shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913) shogun from 1866 to 1867, the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the aging shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.

The last shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913) shogun from 1866 to 1867, the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the aging shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.

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Japanese antique photograph. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (Japanese last shogun). 1837-1913. edo-era, Meiji-era, Taisho-era.

Japanese antique photograph. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (Japanese last shogun). 1837-1913. edo-era, Meiji-era, Taisho-era.

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