Estimate: $300 – $500
Woodblock Senso-e print, Kogyo (Tsukioka) 1904 to 1906. Senso-e, rare triptych battle print, framed. May 1,1898 “The American Asiatic Squadron under Commodore George Dewey aboard the flagship cruiser USS Olympia taking the Spanish Pacific Squadron Manila Bay, in the Philippines”. This was the first major US Naval wartime engagement (after their inception) of the Spanish-American War. This noteworthy artist and this subject are considered rare. Dewey can be seen commanding from the upper deck during the battle. Measures 15 1/2″ x 29″.