Three men in elaborate Samurai outfits, helmets, and armor. One man stands while holding a large bow and arrow, while the other two men sit, holding a sword and pole, respectively.


  • Title: Samurai in Armour
  • Creator: Kusakabe Kimbei
  • Date Created: 1870s - 1890s
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: 20.3 × 26.7 cm (8 × 10 1/2 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Hand-colored albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XA.700.4.58
  • Culture: Japanese
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Kusakabe Kimbei (Japanese, 1841 - 1934)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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