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Object TitleGreat Victory for Japan
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number:17724
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Maker: Watanabe Nobukazu
Hasegawa Enkichi
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1894
Early Date: 1894
Late Date: 1894
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Ink
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Battle of Pyongyang
Lieutenant-General Nozu
Major-General Oshima
Soldiers
Horse
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896
Other Number:17224 - Other Number
95-15-3 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Woodblock print of battle scene from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. With the city gate in the distance at center, Japanese troops are shown defeating the Chinese. At the right a canon is fired and an explosion with bodies flying dominates the left-hand side of the picture. The title of the picture in Japanese is in the inscription at the upper right: "Great Victory for Japan" and in the lower left hand corner the artist and publisher are given: Nobukazu and Hasegawa Enkichi. Triptych of three sheets of paper.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Images of Victory: Woodblock Prints from the Sino-Japanese War (04 Nov 1995 - 31 Aug 1996) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1995. Fall Events.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. (September - November). Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Cover pageView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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