Uichiro Ogura working on a relief memorializing Heihachiro Togo

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Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Japanese" Collection

Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) May 7, 1935. Master craftsman Uichiro Ogura completed a relief sculpture which features army general Togo, who is recognized as a hero on the 27th. The 27th will memorialize the 30th anniversary of the Russo-Japanese War. Togo is with his staff officers on the warship Mikasa in the relief. This relief is one work among others which will be put into the biggest garden lantern in the world in the Yasukuni Shrine. These reliefs are made from bronze. The other works of Ogura are 'The Shangai Incident,' 'Active Nurse,' and 'The Closing of the Port of Ryojon.' The photograph is 1, the relief of Togo."



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