Explore 9 essays on the history of our company related to E.H.Hunters.
9Temple bell tuned to 122 cycles with Shosoin flute
The courtyard at Chikkou Works displays part of a temple bell. The signboard reads, “Hitachi Zosen Chikkou Works started production of Buddhist temple bells in June 1946.
8Bronze statue of E.H.Hunter (part 2)
The bronze statue of Hunter was erected to coincide with the relocation of the head office to Sakurajima on October 1, 1916.
7Bronze statue of E.H.Hunter (part 1)
From the entrance of the Nanko head office, make your way to the elevator hall and you will find a bronze statue of E.H.Hunter.
6E.H.Hunter, a man with Japanese spirit and Western technology (part 2)
In the decade before and after 1890, a major issue in Japanese diplomacy was the amendment of unequal treaties.
5E.H.Hunter, a man with Japanese spirit and Western technology (part 1)
E.H.Hunter entered into eternal rest at eight in the evening on June 2, 1917. He was 75 years old.
4Rokko Maru: Wooden steamship on the “golden route"
E.H.Hunter founded Osaka Iron Works in 1881, when maritime transport was entering the mainstream of passenger and cargo transport.
3E.H.Hunter & Co. at Kobe Foreign Settlement No. 29
A short distance from the bustle of the shoppers and tourists around Kobe's Motomachi Station unfolds a townscape with a leisurely Western ambience-the former Kobe Foreign Settlement.
2Hunter and Aiko
The blooming of romance between E.H.Hunter and Aiko Hirano is described in dramatic detail in Morio Sanjo's novel Yoake no Hunter (Hunter in The Dawn).