The illustration shows Ashigaru
(foot soldiers) armed with Naginata
together with their leader. According to the caption: Japanese warriors of the civil wars in the thirteenth century.
An interesting perspective seen from European prospect of that time. The illustration is highly detailed.A wonderful gift
. The woodblock print is supplied with a passepartout.
Format: ca. 15,5 x 21 cm.
Year of publication: about 1880
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).