The last shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913) shogun from 1866 to 1867, the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the aging shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.
sparrowdreams: Tokugawa the and last Tokugawa shogun. Shown practicing archery Because after a distinguished career of political lameness and an expensive taste for imported pork, the only thing left was hobbies– and bowler hats.
TOKUGAWA YOSHINOBU (aka Stots-Bashi) by F.SUTTON (was ana amateur photographer who essentially lucked into a great situation and had an opportunity to photograph YOSHINOBU (he was called The Japanese Tycoon by Westerners) while docked in OSAKA in