The illustration shows a samurai
who has been sentenced to commit suicide (seppuku
An interesting perspective of the Japanese ritual seen from European prospect of that time.A wonderful gift.
The wood engraving is supplied with a passepartout.
Format: approx. 23,5 x 16 cm.
Year of publication: about 1869.
Condition: Illustration might be slightly darkened and might have slight mould spots due to its age. The illustration is from a book or a newspaper and has a text on the reverse side.This is an original (no copy).