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Russian warships sunk by the Japanese Destroyers, Hayatori and Asagiri, at Port Arthur, 3 a.m. February 14th 1904
  • Kōkyo
    active 1877–1904
    active: Japan
  • Russian warships sunk by the Japanese Destroyers, Hayatori and Asagiri, at Port Arthur, 3 a.m. February 14th 1904, 1904, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 20 x 36 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1690.a,b,c
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Color print of a ship sinking at sea. The ship is in the center of the composition, and is surrounded by rough waves. There is a burst of orange color above the ship, in the top of the print, and there is a ray of light which extends from the ship to the top right corner of the print. There is a mountain in the background, in the right side of the print, and there is a small rectangle filled with calligraphy in the top right corner of the print.