70/4700 Kiyochika (1847-1915). (The journalist Fukuchi Genichiro, reporter to the Emperor, in Western clothes). Col. woodcut ôban from the series Kyodo riishiki (Instructive models for lofty ambition), signed Shinsei Kiyochika, w. artist's seal reading "Shinsei", publ. Matsuki Heikichi, 1885.
= The journalist is here seen reporting on the Satsuma Rebellion of 1877. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVII.
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