Posted by Alec W. (18.104.22.168) on May 17, 2021 at 18:20:33:
In Reply to: Woodcut posted by Nikita on May 17, 2021 at 17:44:56:
It's a design from the Kobayashi Kiyochika series "Shōgaku nihon ryakushi" 小学日本略史 ("Abbreviated history of Japan"), published by Sawamuraya Seikichi 沢村屋清吉.
Documentation for this series seems to be scarce, but the dates I am seeing on impressions found online range from 1877 to 1884.
Here is another impression of your design, which appears to be dated Meiji 10 (1877):
Here's another design from the series, this one dated 1883:
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