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Chinese War Scene, Great Victory at Dongjing, 1884
  • China
  • Chinese War Scene, Great Victory at Dongjing, 1884, 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.b
Description
Label Text

Along the bottom of the page soldiers are emerging from a gate on the left side. Some of the soldiers are on horseback, some carry flags and some carry spears. In the center of the page there are soldiers engaged in battle and clouds of smoke. At the top there are soldiers emerging from a gate on the right side. There is a cannon in the top left quadrant. There are small mountain ranges between the horizontal rows of soldiers.