Portrait of Agero Nosei

Title

Portrait of Agero Nosei

Description

Portrait of Agero Nosei. He came to study at Tualatin Academy (1870-1874) and Pacific University (Class of 1876, B.S.) after fleeing Japan in the wake of the Boshin War of 1868-1869. Eventually he returned to Japan and became an educator. He rose to high rank, gaining the Imperial appointment of Secretary of the Department of Education and becoming superintendent of Tokyo City Schools from 1883-1895. He died of an unknown illness December 18, 1895. A monument to him sits in Zenkoji Park in Nogano, Japan.
[front] Shuster & Davidson, Portland, Oregon. [back] Agero Nos [sic]; [on a copy] Agero Nosea [sic]

Date Created

circa 1870s

Language

Identifier

PUApic_008039

Rights

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Source

Photo Image Collection, Pacific University Archives