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Object TitleThe Fall of Pyongyang, Korea: Great Victory for Our Troops
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number: 17723
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Japan
Maker: Katada Chojiro 片田長治郞
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1894
Early Date: 1894
Late Date: 1894
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Battle of Pyongyang
Captain Ohasama
Colonel Sato
General Wei Jugui
General Ma Yuguan
General Nei Guilin
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896
Other Number17223 - Other Number
95-15-2 - Found in Collection Number


Woodblock print of battle scene from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Amidst flame and smoke soldiers with rifles, flags and canons charge in front of the city wall. The short inscription in Japanese in upper right hand corner giving the title "The Fall of Pyongyang, Korea: Great Victory for Our Troops" and a longer inscription describes the battle and notes the role of the three Japanese columns. Lower left hand inscription gives name of publisher, Katada Chojiro. Triptych with three sheets of paper glued together.

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