Hendrik Doeff

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Hendrik Doeff was a scholar resident at Dejima from 1799 to 1817. He had two children by Japanese courtesans: a daughter named Omon, whose mother was Sono'o of the Hiketa-ya, and a son named Jôkichi, whose mother was Uryûno of the Miyako-ya.


  • Gary Leupp, Interracial Intimacy in Japan: Western Men and Japanese Women, 1543-1900, A&C Black (2003), 8.