University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleJapanese Marines Attack Weihaiwei
Native NameNishiki-e
Object Number: 17727
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Maker: Katada Chojiro 片田長治郞
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1894
Early Date: 1894
Late Date: 1894
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Ink
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Battle at Weihaiwei
Battle Ship
Soldiers
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896
Other Number17227 - Other Number
95-15-6 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Woodblock print of battle scene from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. Japanese marines disembarking from three cruisers at left. On the right side Japanese soldiers clash with Chinese troops. In the upper right hand corner, in large Japanese characters, the title is given: "Japanese Marines Attack Weihaiwei"" and in a longer inscription there is an explanation of the event. In the lower left hand corner the publisher is given: Katada Chojiro. Triptych with three sheets of paper glued together.


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