Artist: Motome Toshihide
Signed: Motome ni ojite Toshihide
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Date: Feb 9. 1904
Illustrated: Japan at the dawn of the modern age #64
Format: Oban triptych
14 5/8'' x 9 3/4'' (each sheet) x 3
Fine color, impression and condition. All three sheets are full size with full margins at top and left.
Comment: H. J. M's man of war. Fuji was a modern state of the art 12,000 ton ship built in Britain in 1897 at the Tames Iron works. This is considered to be the masterpiece for triptychs depicting the Sino-Japanese war. Front and back cover for the book "The Sino-Japanese War" by Nathan Chakin 1983.