20 RARE Color Photos Of Samurai From The 19th Century.

Samurai swords or katanas were the most common and popular weapons used by these warriors.

Samurai warriors are draped in mystery. These brave fighters lived by a code of conduct knowns as Bushido. Their system followed strict practices on loyalty, sincerity, righteousness, and protecting their honour. The samurais lived in Japan as early as the 10th century until the end of the feudal system in the 19th century.

The masters of martial arts and weaponry are being given a new and different perspective. Ancient photos have been brought back to life through hand-colour, depicting the remaining warriors in the late 1800’s.