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Unidentified photographer [Attributed to] 
Assassins of Sir Henry Parkes 
[Post-Mortem of Lieutenant Camus; Foreigners Assassinated by Japanese Samurai; Imprisonment and Punishment of Japanese Assassins] 
1868 
  
Albumen print 
Charles Schwartz Ltd 
Courtesy of Charles Schwartz (#9054) 
  
 
LL/9513 
  
This unattributed view shows the head of Parkes' assassin, Hihashida. Penned in ink, possibly by Beato, under each photo reads: "Itchikkawa Shabro, Gaung usashinguzu (?), a priest taken prisoner at the attack on Sir Henry Parkes, 23 March 1868" and "Head of Hi-hashi-da, a medical student (one of the Kioto assassins) who attacked Sir Henry Parkes when going to visit Mikado, 23rd March '68, & was killed on the spot by Yakunin Gotoshojiro, officer of the Mikado court." 
 

 
  
 
  
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