A Collection of Beautiful Tales of Valour (Seishin Bidan)

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The Seishin Bidan (A Collection of Beautiful Tales of Valour) Laudable Anecdotes from the Sino-Japanese War, A Mirror of Glory is an unusual series. Published during the Sino-Japanese war 1894-1895 the story cartouche is printed in both Japanese and English. Each cartouche highlights the exploits of one or more individuals at some point in the war. In most cases the individual/s are named, in some prints they are simply identified as sailors,policemen or a ships officer.

Published by Yokoyama Ryohachi, twenty five prints are presented here, the total number of prints in the series is unknown.

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