|Object Title||"Advance! Advance!" from the series Nippon Banzai Hyakusen Hyakusho, or Long Live Japan! One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs|
|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mrs. Florence B. Sherman, 1895|
Woodblock print of satiric commentary on the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Titled " Advance! Adavance!" the print is from the series Nippon Banzai Hyakusen Hyakusho, or" Long Live Japan! One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs", printed in September-November of 1894 by artist Kobayashi Kiyochika and publisher Matsumoto Heikichi. This single sheet print portrays six Chinese soldiers standing before Li Hongzhang with exagerated pinwheel-like eyes and mouth. At the top Japanese characters give the title and commentary.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Images of Victory: Woodblock Prints from the Sino-Japanese War (04 Nov 1995 - 31 Aug 1996)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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