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: "Fuji", (HIM's Man of War), was a modern state of the art 12,000 ton ship built in Britain in 1897 at the Thames Iron works. This is considered to be the masterpiece for triptychs depicting the Sino-Japanese war. This print was used to illustrate the front and back cover of the book "The Sino-Japanese War" by Nathan Chakin 1983, 

 

Toshihide - Naval Engagement at Port Arthur

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