|Object Title||"The Outburst of Tears of a Young Lady from Beijing" from the series Nippon Banzai Hyakusen Hyakusho, or Long Live Japan! One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs|
|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number||42 - Other Number|
Woodblock print of satiric commentary on the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Titled "The outburst of tears of a young lady from Beijing", it is part of a series titled Nippon Banzai Hyakusen Hyakusho or "Long Live Japan! One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs", printed in February of 1895 by artist Kobayashi Kiyochika and publisher Matsumoto Heikichi. A young wealthy woman is tearful because she is being forced to evacuate Beijing because the Japanese army is about to invade.
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