The Warship Fujisan Under Sail (Fujisan-kan kôkô no zu)

「冨士山艦航行之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1888 (Meiji 21), November 17
Artist Kumazawa Kitarô (Japanese)


Dimensions

28 x 39.7 cm (11 x 15 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.83

Medium or Technique

Lithograph; ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Fujisan (also called Fujiyama in English-language sources) was a steam frigate built in New York CIty and purchased in 1862 by the Tokugawa shogunate. It became a warship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was decommissioned in 1889 and scrapped in 1896.

Signed

Gasaku kanete hakkôjin Kumazawa Kitarô
画工兼発行人熊沢喜太郎

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Treat Paine, Jr.