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Chinese War Scene
  • China
  • Chinese War Scene, late 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • 13 Chinese War Scenes
  • Where object was made: China
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift of Wu Ying
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0062.a

Along the bottom of the page, there are figures fighting in the lower left and figures with their arms tied behind their backs in the lower right. There are horizontal rows of figures and soldiers in the center section. The figures standing in the center of the back row are holding flags with Chinese symbols. There is a brick wall in the upper left corner. There are mountains and figures on horseback in the upper right corner.