Kjeld Duits

Kjeld Duits, who has called Japan his home since 1982 (Showa 57), is the founder of DUITS, a boutique journalism and stock photography agency in Tokyo. The agency works especially with news media, publishers, advertising agencies, museums and government agencies.

Miffy in Dejima

From Dejima to Tokyo

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Jan Hendrik Donker Curtius

1. Jan Hendrik Donker Curtius

The last Opperhoofd and the first Dutch diplomatic representative in Japan.

160905-0011 - Sailing Vessels

From Dejima to Tokyo

Notebooks with raw data, newspaper articles, and primary documents.

Japanese elementary school students, ca. 1900s

From Dejima to Tokyo

List of sources and recommended reading.

View on Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor, 1863.

Chief officials at Hirado and Dejima

List of the head commissioners at Hirado and Dejima between 1609 and 1859.

Dirk de Graeff van Polsbroek, ca. 1869

2. Dirk de Graeff van Polsbroek

The first Dutch consul in Japan. Arguably the most consequential diplomat the Netherlands has had in Japan.

Matsuki Komatsu — Painting of Dutch Consulate, Kobe

Dutch Consuls in Japan

List of Dutch consuls in Japan

Tokyo's Ginza boulevard in the 1880s

Dutch Diplomats in Japan since 1860

List of Dutch diplomatic representatives since Donker Curtius.

Atagoshita from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

4. Edo-Tokyo

Dutch diplomatic locations in Tokyo.

Map of the Shiba area in Edo, ca. 1852

Edo-Tokyo Data

Dutch diplomatic locations in Tokyo.

View of the consulate on Dejima

1. From Dejima to Tokyo

How the Dutch legation started in Nagasaki, moved to Yokohama, and then ended up in Tokyo.

1868 (Keio 4) map of Kobe

5. Kobe-Osaka

Dutch diplomatic locations in Kobe and Osaka.