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Object TitleGreat Victory for Our Navy: Sinking the Enemy Off Haiyang Island
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number:17732
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Maker: Gensai Nobumasa
Kobayashi Shujiro
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1894
Early Date: 1894
Late Date: 1894
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Ink
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Battle of Haiyang Island
Naval Battle
Battle Ship
Soldiers
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896
Other Number:17232 - Other Number

Description

Woodblock print of naval battle from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. With a huge explosion at the center of the page, the Japanese fleet on the left shown firing on five Chinese ships on the right, several catching on fire, one sinking and one with crew jumping overboard. In the upper right hand corner an inscription in Japanese characters gives the title: "Great Victory for Our Navy: Sinking the Enemy Off Haiyang Island" and in the opposite corner is the name of the artist and publisher: Nobumasa and Kobayashi Shujiro. 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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