Kiyochika: Russians and Battleship toys

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Russians and Battleship toys
Series: Long Live Japan: One Hundred Victories, One Hundred Laughs (Nihon banzai Hyakusen hyakushô)
Date: 1904

“A Scheme to Save the Russian Fleet when the Japanese Torpedo Boats Arrive.” Two Russian bureaucrats demonstrate airlifting a model battle ship to get it away from Japanese enemy fire. They are sitting at a tub, and one of their boats has already sunk.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and conditon.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Literature: See Henry Smith’s book, pages 112-113.
Signature: Kiyochika