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Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese War Prints Collection, 1864-1904, bulk 1894-1895, bulk 1904

Summary Information

Abstract

The Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese War Prints Collection (Nisshin Nichi-Ro sensō nishikie; 日清・日露戦争錦絵) is a collection of 110 nishikie prints by various late 19th Century Japanese ukiyo-e artists depicting events during the First Sino-Japanese War and the Russo-Japanese War, as well as other events, dating from 1864-1904.

At a Glance

Bib ID 10142303 View CLIO record
Creator(s)
Title Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese War Prints Collection, 1864-1904, bulk 1894-1895, bulk 1904
Physical Description 3 Linear Feet (110 prints in 1 mapcase drawer)
Language(s) Japanese .
Access

This collection is located on site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by subject. Arranged alphabetically by the Romanized titles of the prints within each series.

Description

Scope and Contents

The Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese War Prints Collection (Nisshin Nichi-Ro sensō nishikie; 日清・日露戦争錦絵) consists of 110 nishikie prints that document the events during the First Sino-Japanese War and the Russo-Japanese War, as well as other events, dating from 1864-1904. Most of the prints were created by various late 19th Century Japanese ukiyo-e artists and mostly published in Tokyo, Japan.

Using the Collection

C. V. Starr East Asian Library

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is located on site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The C.V. Starr East Asian Library maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese War Prints Collection; Item number; C. V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

Similar collections with online contents can be found in various online databases:

Cultural Japan. Link

日清戦争錦絵美術館. Link

NDLデジタル化資料. Link

野田市立図書館所蔵資料. Link

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, C. V. Starr East Asian Library

Processing Information

Finding aid created from spreadsheet inventory by Sachie Noguchi, 2013-2018. Additional information researched and added during finding aid conversion, 2021.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
color woodcuts (prints) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Adachi, Ginkō, active 1870-1900 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Adler, Allen R. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Adler, Frances Beatty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Color prints, Japanese -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hashimoto, Chikanobu, 1838-1912 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hiroshige, III, 1842?-1894 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Inch'ŏn (Korea) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kobayashi, Kiyochika, 1847-1915 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mizuno, Toshikata, 1866-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ogata, Gekkō, 1859-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
P'yŏngyang (Korea) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Swann Galleries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Taguchi, Yonesaku, 1864-1903 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ukiyoe Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Utagawa, Kunimasa, 1848-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Utagawa, Kuniteru, 1830?-1874 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Utagawa, Yoshitora, active 1850-1870 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Yalu River (China and Korea) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Yellow River (China) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The First Sino-Japanese War was fought between China and Japan from 1894 to 1895 over territorial control of Korea, Manchuria, Taiwan, and the Yellow Sea. Japan won the war and gain control of Korea, Taiwan, and the Liaodong Peninsula.

The Russo-Japanese War was fought between Russia and Japan from 1904 to 1905 over Manchuria and Korea. Major battles took place in Liaodong province and Mukden, as well as the seas around Japan, Korea, and China. Japan won the war and Russia cedes the Guandong Leased Territory and South Sakhalin to Japan.