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Historical Warrior Illustration Series Part IV

Historical Warrior Illustration Series Part IV

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Suji bachi kabuto,  hatomune byo-toji yoko-hagi okegawa dou gusoku, kabuto signed Echizan nu Kuni Toyohara Jū Bamen Tomotsugu Saku (Made by Bamen Tomotsugu, residing in Toyohara, Echizen Province [Fukui Prefecture]). Bamen Tomotsugu was the leading armorer of the Bamen School in the eighteenth century. Complete armors signed by him are extremely rare.

C Japan - helmet signed by Bamen Tomotsugu. Armor (Gusoku), C. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Etsuko O. Morris and John H.

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"The allied Oda/Tokugawa army take a brief rest on their way to the relief of Nagashino, 1575"

The allied Oda/Tokugawa army take a brief rest on their way to the relief of Nagashino, - art by Howard Gerrard

Uesugi Kenshin (1530-1578) was a "Daimyo" (regional lord) who ruled Echigo province (present-day Niigata prefecture) in the Sengoku Period (or Warring States period from mid-15th to early 17th century). He believed the Buddhist deity of war, "Bishamonten," and aspired to become Bishamonten. The Battles of Kawanakajima, in which Kenshin fought against the army of Takeda Shingen in Kai province, is known as some of the fiercest battles in Sengoku period history.

Uesugi Kenshin (1530-1578) was a "Daimyo" (regional lord) who ruled Echigo province (present-day Niigata prefecture) in the Sengoku Period (or Warring States period from mid-15th to early 17th century). He believed the Buddhist deity of war, "Bishamonten," and aspired to become Bishamonten. The Battles of Kawanakajima, in which Kenshin fought against the army of Takeda Shingen in Kai province, is known as some of the fiercest battles in Sengoku period history.

The Takeda battle formation in Koshu, the basic shape was roughly common to all Muromachi armies, and apart from increased numbers of teppo ashigaru, stayed the same way until Bakumatsu, ie the end of Edo. In the right foreground. A group of Yumi-ashigaru archers with borrowed bows (Okashi-yumi), and five Teppo-ashigaru with borrowed teppo (Okashi-deppo), there were five each of these groups. The top leaders are on horses and called Yumi-Bugyo and Teppo-Bugyo respectively.

The Takeda battle formation in Koshu, the basic shape was roughly common to all…

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Kimata Morikatsu's vanguard of 'Red Devils' during the Summer Siege of Osaka Castle in Ii Naomasa's army.This is his personal contribution of Samurais and Ashigarus. Including non-combatants his total was 90 men.

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Kimata Morikatsu's( Ii Naomasa's retainer) heraldry, with his personal crest of the triple tomoes.- The Samurai Archives Citadel // View topic - Samurai Heraldry Gallery

Samurai Crests great for graphic or embroidery patterns finally i found it :)

侍の芸術 (Arte Del Samurai)

Samurai crests / Japanese Kamon 家紋: Kamon are emblems used to identify a family (coats of arms) in Japan

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