Circa 1889 Color Block-Printed View of Oszu Lake Biwa (Otsu-Shi)
Japan: No Publisher Noted, 1889. Map. Not Bound. Very Good. Item #028636
A very bright and vividly illustrated view of this Japanese lake, with printed calligraphic text at top. A handwritten note in pencil on back notes, "Oz-su Lake Biwa." Undated and our research indicates circa 1889; from the collection of Dr. George R. Brush, U.S. Navy; served as a surgeon and medical inspector from 1861-1894 & often on-station in various locales in Japan. Approx. 14" x 18" (36 x 45.5 cm) overall size; good quality, flexible paper; color bleed-through on reverse. With old fold lines; light wear; couple of tiny holes, unobtrusive; in very good condition.
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