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Nichiro Senkyo Gaho (Illustrated reports on the state of battle in the Russo-Japanese war)

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    • Nichiro Senkyo Gaho (Illustrated reports on the state of battle in the Russo-Japanese war)
  • Description

    Woodblock print. Falcon landing on shoulder of warrant officer Yazumori Tokuichiro on battleship Asama.

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    • 1904
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        Nichiro Senkyo Gaho
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        series title
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        publisher's(Matsuki Heikichi)
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    • Associated Event: Russo-Japanese War
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