Arts and Designs of Japan
January Selection January 2020

Artist Yoshiiku
Title #736 – Taiwanese native carries the Tonichi reporter Kishida Ginko across a stream
Series Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun – Tokyo Daily News
Date 9/1874
Publisher Gusokuya
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 14 1/4")
Comment Backed
According to William Wetherall: Kishida Ginko (1833-1905) traveled to Taiwan with Saigo Tsugumichi's army as a news investigator for Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun. This makes him not only the first overseas correspondent in the history of Japanese journalism, but also the first "embedded" reporter.
For detailed information about all the newspaper series, see William Wetherall's www.nishikie.com.
Price $150.
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