This ancient port at the southern tip of Kyushu Island that Saint Francis Xavier landed in 1549 to begin his missionary efforts in Japan. The engraving is reproduced from Gedenkwaerdige . . . aen de Kaisaren van Japan by Arnoldus Montanus depicting the busy harbor with the town and hills beyond.
Size: 10 3/4 x 22 1/4 inches – Black & White, Cover-stock Paper