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#1 estcrh

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 03:40 AM

Brian, would it be possible to pin this so that it will be permanently available for viewing at the top the threads.

Early Japanese firearms images.

Japanese matchlocks and equipment. http://www.pinterest... ... rai-era-t/

Touch hole cannons used in Japan. http://www.pinterest... ... le-cannon/

Western style firearms used from the Edo through Meiji periods. http://www.pinterest... ... y-samurai/

Japanese firearms illustrations through the Meiji period. http://www.pinterest... ... he-meiji-/

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 05:04 AM

Thanks for the great resource. It must have taken a long long time to collect those images. Your efforts are greatly appreciated. :bowdown:
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Posted 13 September 2014 - 08:05 AM

Eric,
Consider it done. Thanks for sharing.

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 08:46 AM

Awesome - a wonderful new world we are moving into.

Well done Eric.
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Posted 13 September 2014 - 10:02 AM

Online research material.

Inatome gun manual, Gakushuin University Library. http://glim-els.glim... ... INA07.html

Inatomi gun manual, The New York Public Library. http://digitalgaller... ... id=1918492

Inatomi gun manual, Bonhams. https://m.bonhams.co.../21101/lot/458/

The process of teppo and cannon making, National Museum of Japanese History. http://www.rekihaku.... ... tness.html

Secret Books on the Art of Gunnery, National Museum of Japanese History. http://www.rekihaku.... ... tness.html

Marksmanship teachings, National Museum of Japanese History. http://www.rekihaku.... ... tness.html

The Introduction of Guns in Japanese History, National Museum of Japanese History. https://www.rekihaku... ... 61003.html

The Introduction of Guns in Japanese History, (downloadable pdf), National Museum of Japanese History. https://www.rekihaku... ... 1003_e.pdf

The Impact of Firearms on Japanese Warfare, 1543-98 Delmer M. Brown, The Far Eastern Quarterly Vol. 7, No. 3 (May, 1948), pp. 236-253 http://www.pinterest... ... e-1543-98/

Shigeo Sugawa's web site (English version). http://www.japaneseweapons.net/

Shigeo Sugawa's web site (Japanese version). http://www.xn--u9j37...a539qcybpym.jp/

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 10:39 AM

Hi Eric,

Thanks a Lot, together with the " Few " books you really opens a new nihonto

related World. So I Need Time to study.....

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Peter Reusch

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 01:14 PM

Recommended reading material.

BOOKS IN ENGLISH.


Noel Perrin "Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, 1543-1879".

Olof G. Lidin "Tanegashima-The Arrival of Europe in Japan"

Shigeo Sugawa "The Japanese Matchlock" (English version).

Rainer Daehnhardt "Espingarda feiticeira: A introdução da arma de fogo pelos portugueses no Extremo-Oriente = The bewitched gun : the introduction of the firearm in the far East by the Portuguese" (Portuguese and English in one book).


BOOKS IN Japanese.

Taira Sawada "Nihon no Furuju" (Japanese Antique Guns).

Shigeo Sugawa "The Japanese Matchlock I & II"

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 02:10 PM

Found this one yesterday:
http://milpas.cc/rif... ... locks.html
No doubt he has duplicated a large part of the Sugawa website, but looks like there are some new pics there.

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Posted 25 August 2015 - 06:07 AM

Updated comprehensive visual glossary of Japanese matchlock terms.

 

 

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Posted 25 August 2015 - 04:18 PM

This truly is a wonderful set of resources.I happen to have a couple if items - including a gunner's powder mill - that might be worth adding to the images files. Are additions possible and welcome?

Peter


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Posted 25 August 2015 - 06:46 PM

Nice one Eric, thanks.


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Posted 25 August 2015 - 11:24 PM

This truly is a wonderful set of resources.I happen to have a couple if items - including a gunner's powder mill - that might be worth adding to the images files. Are additions possible and welcome?

Peter

Peter, post them on the forum so we can see and discuss what you have.






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