TOSHIMITSU (1877-1904)

Kugatsu hatsuka gogai Oryokko oki no dai-kaissen (Underwater fight
at the Yalu River while buiding a pontoon bridge)
Signed: Motome ni ojite Toshimitsu
publisher: Fukuda Kumajiro
Dated: October 1894

Very good impression and colors. Some trimming and some traces of previous backing along verso edges.

$700

On the night of 24 October 1894, the Japanese successfully crossed the Yalu River, by erecting a pontoon bridge underwater. Here the Japanese divers are succesfully fighting off some Chinese resistance, and thus went undedected.


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