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The Japanese Army Occupying a Fort at Taku

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Captain Hattori of the Japanese Navy is depicted leading his troops over the ramparts of the Northwest Fort in the early morning hours of 17 June 1900.

Signed

Ginkô

Provenance

Purchased in London, circa 1985

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1900 (Meiji 33), June

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 71.1 cm (14 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

2001.854a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints