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Object Title"Making Chinese Soldiers Shiver" from the series Nippon Banzai Hyakusen Hyakusho, or Long Live Japan! One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number:29-96-683
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Japan
Maker: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Honekawa Dojin
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1895
Early Date: 1895
Late Date: 1895
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Height: 36.5 cm
Width: 25 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:44 - Other Number


Woodblock print of satiric commentary on the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Titled "Making Chinese Soldiers Shiver", it is part of a series titled Nippon Banzai Hyakusen Hyakusho or "Long Live Japan! One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs", printed in February of 1895 by artist Kobayashi Kiyochika and publisher Matsumoto Heikichi. Japanese soldiers have created a snowman in the shape of a Japanese General which is causing the Chinese soldiers to shiver in fear.

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