thekimonogallery: Rare photo of true samurai, circa Japan, by photographer Felice Beato. A year or two after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished, and with it the Japanese feudal system.
A compilation of articles on Mongolian history and observations about Mongolia and its history. Mongol history images, Mongolian historical photographs, illustration depicting the history of the Mongol empire. Main webpage: www.