The illustration shows two "samurai
" at the side of a road.
The caption refers to an officer and his son. On closer inspection, however, one can see that the swords are bokken
An interesting perspective seen from European prospect of that time. The illustration is highly detailedA wonderful gift
. The wood engraving is supplied with a passepartout.
Format: approx. 12 x 11 cm.
Year of publication: about 1870.
Condition: Illustration might be slightly darkend 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).