The Japanese Army Occupying the Fort at Dagu (Nihongun Taiko no hôdai o senryô su)

「日本軍太沽の砲台を占領す」

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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