|Object Title||"Gruel for the Chinese Troops" 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 "Gruel for the Chinese Troops", it is part of a series titled Nippon Banzai Hyakusen Hyakusho or "Long Live Japan! One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs", printed in September of 1894 by artist Kobayashi Kiyochika and publisher Matsumoto Heikichi. This single sheet print portrays Five skinny Chinese soldiers eating rice. In the background is a patched-up tent. 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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