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Object Title:
The Fall of Pyongyang, Korea: Great Victory for Our Troops
Native Name:
Nishiki-e
Object Number:
17723
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Maker:
Katada Chojiro 片田長治郞
Period:
Meiji
Date Made:
1894
Early Date:
1894
Late Date:
1894
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Paper
Ink
Technique:
Woodblock Printed
Iconography:
Battle of Pyongyang
Captain Ohasama
Colonel Sato
General Wei Jugui
General Ma Yuguan
General Nei Guilin
Soldiers
Horse
Description:
Woodblock print of battle scene from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Amidst flame and smoke soldiers with rifles, flags and canons charge in front of the city wall. The short inscription in Japanese in upper right hand corner giving the title "The Fall of Pyongyang, Korea: Great Victory for Our Troops" and a longer inscription describes the battle and notes the role of the three Japanese columns. Lower left hand inscription gives name of publisher, Katada Chojiro. Triptych with three sheets of paper glued together.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis
Other Number:
17223   -   Other Number
95-15-2   -   Found in Collection Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Images of Victory: Woodblock Prints from the Sino-Japanese War (04 Nov 1995 - 31 Aug 1996)
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