Japan was among the greatest influences on Victorian era culture and art.

Presented by Ohio Kimono

From High Tea to the artist Van Gogh, Victorian era culture and art as heavily influenced by Japan. In this panel we will explore renown artists, works of art, fashion, tea, and more in Victorian culture that was directly influenced by Japan.

Since 2009 Ohio Kimono has been dedicated to sharing her passion of traditional Japanese culture with others. Much of her field of study ranged from the Momoyama period up to Pre-WW2. Ohio Kimono also has a keen interest in the Japanese Steampunk community, and is eager to encourage respectful multiculturalism in Steampunk.


Chicago Steampunk Exposition