The Destruction of Russian Torpedo Destroyers by Japanese Torpedo Destroyers at Port Arthur

True Depiction of the Fierce Fighting between Japanese and Russian torpedo Boat nits Outside Port Arthur, with Sailors of the Sazanami Capturing the Crew of an Enemy Vessel on 10 March 1904. A true depiction of the Russo-Japanese War No.3.

Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), printed April 2, published April 5
Artist Tanaka Ryôzô (Japanese), Publisher Shôbidô (Japanese)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sharf, The Art of Propanganda (Portsmouth Athenaeum, 2005), #14


Sheet: 45.7 x 61 cm (18 x 24 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lithograph; ink and color on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



According to the inscriptions in the left margin, Tanaka Ryôzô of the Shôbidô firm was both artist and publisher.


Purchased by Fred Sharf; 2008, given by Fred Sharf to the MFA

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection