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Landing in Taiwan in the Dead of Night
  • Kobayashi Kiyochika
    1847–1915
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Landing in Taiwan in the Dead of Night, 1895, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 357 x 238 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 14 1/16 x 9 3/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: b 362 x 240 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: b 14 1/4 x 9 7/16 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: c 358 x 235 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: c 14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 370 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 9/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 373 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 373 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 36 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0061.a,b,c
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Groups of Japanese soldiers land on the coast at night.
Right Panel (c.) Japanese soldiers climb onto the shore.
Central Panel (b.) Japanese soldiers pull boats close to the shore. One higher-ranking soldier is using hand light to signal the warships anchoring in distance.
Left Panel (a.) Warships are waiting in the distance in the sea.