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Object TitleFierce Battle of Japanese and Chinese Troops on a Pontoon Bridge at Jiuliancheng
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number: 17726
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Japan
Maker: Toshimitsu
Katada Chojiro 片田長治郞
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1895
Early Date: 1895
Late Date: 1895
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Battle at Jiuliancheng
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896
Other Number17226 - Other Number
95-15-5 - Found in Collection Number


Woodblock print of battle scene from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Battling on Japanese-built pontoon bridges, the Japanese soldiers defeat the Chinese soldiers who are shown thrashing in the water. In the upper right hand corner an inscription in Japanese characters gives the title: "Fierce Battle of Japanese and Chinese troops on a Pontoon Bridge at Jiuliancheng" and in the lower left hand corner the artist and publisher are given: Toshimitsu and Katada Chojiro. Triptych with three sheets of paper glued together.

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