Originally posted on Imperial & Global Forum:
Samurai and Courtesans colour photos from 1865. Felice Beato was one of the first people to photograph the far east – and he made life bloom with colour. See his rare hand-coloured shots of Edo-era Japan here and at the London Photograph Fair, 23 & 24 May 2015.
From Disney’s fanciful film about African colonization to how the Civil War changed the world, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history.
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