Terrible war of General Sakamoto, leader of the imperial warship Akagi. Tokyo, Sekiguchi Masajiro, 1894.

Oban triptych (360 x710 mm); mounted.


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A portrait of General Sakamoto at the battle of Yalu River (1894) executed by the Japanese artist, Toshikata Mizuno. General Sakamoto was killed in this battle.


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