4 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
A design of a Nagasaki steam ship, good impression and colour, light staining; and another design of a sailing ship
Both dai oban (2)
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Illing notes that the white ensign may reflect the visit to Nagasaki of H.M.S Samarang, a British naval survey vessel in 1845.
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R. Illing, The Art of Japanese Prints, (London, 1980), p.146
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