作品名: Welcome Home
"Kangei" (Welcome Home). This print was published to commemorate the victory of Russo-Japanese War by Bungei Kurabu Magazine, Vol. 10 No. 10. Kuchi-e (frontispiece illustration) was made for the popular literary magazines largely aimed at the female readers in Meiji-Taisho era. They were published by newly established publishers such as Bungei Kurabu, Shunyodo and Suzando. These publishing companies; among which Chuo-koronsha, Kodansha, Shinchosha still exist; published not only literary subjects but also many different everyday subjects such as cooking, sewing and hobbies as monthly publications.