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Le Siège des Légations Européennes á Pekin, 20 Juin - 15 Aout 1900 (The Siege of the Legation at Peking or The Boxer Rebellion, 20 June - 15 August 1900), Imagerie D'Epinal, No. 186
  • Pellerin & Cie
  • Le Siège des Légations Européennes á Pekin, 20 Juin - 15 Aout 1900 (The Siege of the Legation at Peking or The Boxer Rebellion, 20 June - 15 August 1900), Imagerie D'Epinal, No. 186
  • Where object was made: France
  • wood engraving, pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 202 x 352 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 15/16 x 13 7/8 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 296 x 388 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 15 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection, Houston
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0120
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Figures in a cityscape. There are soldiers on a balcony on the left side of the image, firing guns at a group of figures on the right. There is a female figure in red at bottom left. There is a soldier seated in front of a large gun with a string of bullets hanging out the side at bottom left. There are other soldiers in red and blue behind him. There are two pillars in the top left quadrant with bullet holes. There are soldiers in blue outfits trimmed in red on the right side of the image. They are in a street in front of buildings. They have a red, yellow, and blue flag. There is a large wheeled-gun at center right. There is a paragraph of text below the image and a single line along the top.