Yasukuni Shrine

Exterior: Statue

Date: 

1869, periodically rebuilt and restored

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Notes: 

View of the statue of Omura Masujiro (1824-1869), founder of the modern Japanese Army. It was created by Ujihiro Okuma (1856-1934) in 1893 and is supposedly Japan's first Western-style statue.

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Image Source: 

The Trustees of Columbia University, Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology

Image Date: 

May, 2010