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120824-0004 - Funeral Empress Dowager Eisho


Kyoto Meiji 1890s Unknown

Funeral of Empress Dowager Eisho (英照皇太后, 1835–1897), the empress consort of Emperor Komei (孝明天皇, 1831–1867). She was buried at Senyu-ji (泉涌寺), a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto.

Published in the daily Parisian newspaper Le Petit Journal on April 18, 1897 (Meiji 30).

Original text: “Enterrement de l’Imperatrice douairière du japon.”

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