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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
  • ink on newsprint, lithograph
  • Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift of Wu Ying
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0062.e
Description

Scene with soldiers and figures with their hands tied behind their backs, presumably prisoners of war. There are figures seated on the right side and two tied-up figures are on their knees in front of the seated men. In the background soldiers are beating a couple of tied-up men.