The Warship Fujisan Under Sail (Fujisan-kan kôkô no zu)
1888 (Meiji 21), November 17
Artist Kumazawa Kitarô (Japanese)
28 x 39.7 cm (11 x 15 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Lithograph; ink on paper, with hand-applied color
Not On View
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.
Gasaku kanete hakkôjin Kumazawa Kitarô
Gift of Robert Treat Paine, Jr.