The Shogun’s ‘Harem’:  Life in the Women’s Palace in Nineteenth Century Japan
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The Shogun’s ‘Harem’:  Life in the Women’s Palace in Nineteenth Century Japan

The Shogun’s ‘Harem’: Life in the Women’s Palace in Nineteenth Century Jap...

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October Gallery Theatre

24 Old Gloucester Street

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WC1N 3AL

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Acclaimed author Lesley Downer will tell stories of the life and luxury and intrigue of the Womens Palace. She will weave her talk around the story of Princess Atsu, the Satsuma girl sent at the age of twenty to be the shoguns bride. Atsu had a secret mission to accomplish which set her against the shoguns formidable mother, the most powerful woman in the palace. She is the heroine of Lesleys new novel, The Shoguns Queen.

To illustrate there are photographs and woodblock prints of the women and their gorgeous kimonos, furnishings and tea and incense ceremony implements.


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