Outside Port Arthur, Our Naval Suicide Squads, in Scrapped Vessels Disguised as Warships and Under a Shower of Bullets, Bravely Destroyed Their Ships to Block the Entrance of the Harbor--Before Dawn, February 25, 1904 (Waga kesshi kantai haisen o gunkan n

「我決死艦隊廃船装軍艦砲弾雨下奮勇破碎乗舩閉塞 旅順港口之図 明治二十七年二月廿五日未明」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37)
Artist Harada Kôkyo (Japanese, active 1894–1904)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 70.3 cm (14 1/8 x 27 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.67a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôkyo ga
耕挙画

Markings

Artist's seal: Sômu

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection