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Maker(s):Nitta Seizō; Sawamuraya Seikichi, publisher
Culture:Japanese (active 1894–1895); Japanese (active ca. 1855–1903)
Title:Scouting the Enemy's Movements on the Ice Near Eikō (Yingkou) ('Eikō fukin hyōtō tekijō teisatsu')
Date Made:ca. 1895
Materials:polychrome woodblock print
Place Made:Tokyo
Measurements:Overall: 14 in x 27 9/16 in; 35.6 cm x 70 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2000.385.z.1-3
Credit Line:Gift of Ruth S. Nelkin
2000-385-z-1-3.jpg

Description:
vertical ōban triptych; tate-e ōban triptych; sensō-e; nishiki-e

Label Text:
Other states and editions of this design exist in the collections of the Boston MFA (2000.424a–c) and the National Gallery of Australia (NGA 94.1245.A-C). While none of these, including the Mead's impression, maintain their publisher's seals, the attribution has been made based on auction records of untrimmed examples and Elizabeth de Sabato Swinton's "In Battle's Light: Woodblock Prints of Japan's Early Modern Wars" (Worcester Art Museum, 1991: cat. no. 27). - BB, 2014

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