University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number: 95-15-17
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 1894-1895
Early Date: 1894
Late Date: 1895
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Ink
Pigment
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Sino-Japanese War
Soldiers
Sea Battle
Credit Line:Possibly the gift of Mrs. Sherman, pre-1984
Other NumberCG2002-1-5 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Color woodblock print showing scene from Sino-Japanese war. Two pages glued together to form scene. Shows battle at sea. Large battle ships in background smoking and on fire with Japanese soliders in row boat in foreground. Japanese inscription in upper left corner and lower left corner. Woodblock print of battle from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Two of three sheets from a triptych with the two sheets of paper glued together.


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