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Haruho, Empress of Japan, 1873 (1882). Artist: Uchida Kyuichi

Haruho, Empress of Japan, 1873 (1882). The wife of the Emperor Meiji (Mutsuhito, Emperor of Japan) (1852-1912) Emperor of Japan from 1867, pictured in full court dress. A pioneer of Japanese photography, Uchida Kyuichi was the first and only photographer to be given the opportunity to take the portraits of the emperor and empress. A photograph from Labor and Porcelain in Japan, by the United States Consul-General, Yokohama, 1882. (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images)
Haruho, Empress of Japan, 1873 (1882). Artist: Uchida Kyuichi
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