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Victory at Pyongyang
  • Kobayashi Kiyochika
    1847–1915
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Victory at Pyongyang, 1894, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 364 x 239 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 14 5/16 x 9 3/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: b 364 x 239 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: b 14 5/16 x 9 3/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: c 362 x 238 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: c 14 1/4 x 9 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: a 375 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: a 375 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: b 374 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: b 14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: c 374 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: c 14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 36 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0060.a,b,c
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Triptych. Groups of Chinese and Japanese soldiers fight in the coast at night.
Right Panel (C.) Chinese soldiers fighting in the smoke of gunpowder.
Central Panel (B.) Japanese soldiers occupy the higher position and shoot Chinese soldiers. Many of them are falling.
Left Panel (A.) More warships are waiting in the distance in the sea.