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Object TitleJapanese and Chinese Warships at Battle
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number:17728
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Japan
Maker: Gensai Nobumasa
Kobayashi Shujiro
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1894
Early Date: 1894
Late Date: 1894
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Battle of Phungtao?
Battle Ship
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896
Other Number:17228 - Other Number
95-15-7 - Found in Collection Number


Woodblock print of battle scene from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. With the Japanese navy in the foreground, in the distance the Chinese ships are being hit by canon fire and their crew are shown jumping overboard. In the upper right hand corner an inscription in Japanese gives the title: "Japanese and Chinese Warships at Battle" and in the lower left hand corner the artist and publisher are given: Nobumasa and Kobayashi Shujiro. Triptych with three sheets of paper glued together.

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