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Twenty-six Shots from Tingyuen Turned Our Central Ammunition Room into a Scene of Carnage (Illustration for an unpublished book showing the condition inside the battleship Matsushima during the Battle of the Yellow Sea)

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Seal: Hanken shoyü (ownership of copyright)

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, about 1896 (Meiji 29)

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #35, photo p. 82

Dimensions

Double ôban; 33 x 45.7 cm (13 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

2000.333

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints