MS 7431 Sino-French Battle Scene with Torpedo Flames

Collection ID:
Utagawa Ginjirō
Utagawa Kunimine ga
Fillette, T. G. Lieutenant
Yokoyama Ryōhei
Physical Description:
1 Sheet
37 x 72 cm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Shows ships in rough seas (one swamped) and bearded men in boat. Ships and boat fly French tricolor. A narrative caption in upper left corner gives account of the battles at Tonkin, Fuzhou [Foo-Chow], and elsewhere which led to the defeat of China and the signing of the Treaty of Tientsin in 1884.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Published by Yokoyama Ryōhei, Tokyo, 1884

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7431
NAA INV 10000088

Former Title or Title Variations
Former Title or Title Variations
Shim-Butsu sensō suirai-ka no zu

Local Note
Local Note
Data furnished by Chang-su Houchins, Department of Anthropology.
Local Note
Color woodcut print

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7431, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the specimen collection by Chang-su Houchins, November 1986.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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