Title from outer label. Translated as "An illustrated guide to Western ships."
Layout: Written in vertical columns of characters perpendicular to the length of the scroll.
Script: Written in Japanese script.
Decoration: 4 detailed full side diagrams of ships, 1 with a top pennant that unfolds above the upper edge of the scroll
and 1 with a damaged foldout top pennant; 22 partial diagrams, including ship cross-sections and diagrams of astronomical
and navigational equipment; many diagrams rubricated in red, some with syllables that are keyed to text describing the parts
or areas of a ship.
Origin: Written in Nagasaki, circa 1800.
Caption title from first preface.
Roll has additional textual content after final image with title "Suisengun kontairyaku kibun."