Onoguchi Tokuji of the Second Army Blows Up Gates at Jinzhou Fortress

「明治廿七年十一月六日金州城攻撃中工兵小野口徳治君萬ト死ヲ冐シテ  爆薬ヲ装置シ城門ヲ破壊スル圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), February
Artist Mizuno Toshikata (Japanese, 1866–1908), Publisher Akiyama Buemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kang Duksang, ed., Nishiki-e no naka no Chôsen to Chûgoku (2007), #103; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #51; Chaikin, The Sino-Japanese War (1983), cat. no. 51, photo p. 161

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 72.4 cm (14 3/4 x 28 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.27.168a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2000.200a-c, 2016.1332, RES.27.168a-c
English descriptive text at left of print, with Japanese below:
“6th Nov. 27 of Meiji, Onoguchi Tokuji, a soldier in Second Army, dashed with all his might and destroyed two hard gates at Kinsiu Castle by dynamite, at last, our army gained great victory. How brave he was!”

Signed

Ôju Toshikata e
応需年方絵

Markings

Artist's seal: Toshikata

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis Gardner Curtis