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Photo by Auguste Francois, ca 1870, depicting Su Yuanchun, (1844-1908 AD) a Manchu general in Guangxi.  A tough illiterate Manchu, Su Yuanchun was one of the last great warrior Manchus. He distinguished himself in the field and made it from a simple soldier to a distinguished general in a time when the Qing fought battles against modern firearms with sabers, spears, bows, arrows and matchlock muskets. He commanded a force against the French at the battle of Zhennan Passwhich and won.

Фото: Огюст Франсуа, 1870 г. Photo by Auguste Francois, ca depicting Su Yuanchun, AD) a Manchu general in Guangxi.

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Boshin war era samurai, the one on the right has a sode jirushi (a badge worn on the shoulder-plate) on his shoulder and a shoulder carry sword belt.

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for couples who are martial artists eschergirls: euniko submitted: interesting references Some pretty interesting fighting poses to look at, for those interested in some ref.