MeijiShowa — historical images of Japan between the 1860s and 1930s all imagesphotographyillustrationsmapscalendar [ ? ] view cart (0)

120413-0008 - Horace Wilson

PURCHASE A LICENSE

Tokyo Meiji 1870s Kuichi Uchida
Horace Wilson (ホーレス・ウィルソン, 1843–1927) was an American professor of English at Dai Ichiban Chugakko (第一番中学), a forerunner of Tokyo Imperial University (東京帝國大學), during the early 1870s. He’s generally credited with introducing baseball to the country in either 1872 (Meiji 5) or 1873. He was inaugurated into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame (野球殿堂, Yakyu Dendo) in 2003 (Heisei 15). Photographed by Kuichi Uchida on September 23, 1874 (Meiji 7). This photo is signed by Wilson himself on the back. Scan available on request.
Kjeld Duits Collection PeopleSports
Find similar:
Horace Wilson, Kuichi Uchida, baseball, education, educators, oyatoi, people, personages, portraits, sports
Share |
1 Year License Editorial Advertising Packaging
Small (Web)
1MB/72dpi
USD 45.00 USD 89.00 USD 115.00
Medium (B6)
10MB/300dpi
USD 110.00 USD 140.00 USD 160.00
Large (A4)
23MB/300dpi
USD 140.00 USD 170.00 USD 185.00
Larger sizes available. Contact Us!