Illustration of Citizens Greeting the Return of His Imperial Majesty's Carriage, 1895 - Handsome illustration of the Meiji Emperor returning to Tokyo in triumph at the end of the Sino-Japanese War. Riding in an elegant carriage surrounded by officers on horseback, the emperor makes his way through a triumphal arch covered with greenery at Hibiya, with Japanese flags crossed above the entrance. Cheering crowds line the street, clapping and waving their hats as fireworks explode overhead. A handsome depiction of this historic event.
Artist - Toshiaki (1864 - 1921)
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 27 3/8"
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Three separate panels, backed with paper. A few marks, light vertical line where backing papers meet. Please see photos for details.
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