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Object TitleIn Sudden Attack and Massacre, Pyongyang Falls
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number:17334G
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Maker: Migita Toshihide
Tsujioka Bunsuke
Date Made: 1894-1895
Early Date: 1894
Late Date: 1895
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Ink
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Sino-Japanese War
Battle of Pyongyang
Soldiers
Horse
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Florence B. Sherman, 1895
Other Number:95-15-16 - Other Number

Description

Woodblock print of battle scene from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Japanese soldiers defeating Chinese soldiers in hand to hand combat as mounted Japanese officers enter from the right. In the upper right hand corner an inscription gives the title: "In Sudden Attack and Massacre, Pyongyang Falls" and in the opposite corner is the name of the artist and publisher: Toshihide and Tsujioka Bunsuke. Triptych with three sheets of paper glued together.

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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