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Uchida Kuichi, « Shimazu Uzuhiko », ambrotype, 10,2 x 7,2 cm, 1869, coll. Department of photography, College of Art, Nihon University, Tôkyô. #japon

Magazine - FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: RICHARD SANDLER's NEW YORK SUBWAY PHOTOGRAPHY from the '80s

"kamishimo" refers to the entire outfit, when the top and bottom outer pieces are matched/coordinated like this. This is an early 1600s style kataginu and hakama; far right is 1700s Edo period version

Lorica squamata is a type of scale armour used by the ancient Roman military during the Roman Republic and at later periods. Mystery of History Volume 1, Lessons 70 & 71 #MOHI70 #MOHI71