Title: Illustration of the Invasion of China During Which Our Troops Fourght Fiercely In Ice and Snow at Haicheng and Major-General Ōshima Bravely Faced the Enemy
Creator: Beisaku Taguchi
Date Created: Meiji Period, dated 1895
Physical Dimensions: w30 x h14.75 in
Label Text: After capturing Port Arthur, the Japanese forces split yet again- Field Marshal Ōyama and the Second Army crossed the Yellow Sea to lay siege to Weihaiwei, and the remainder of the First Army moved north toward The Liao River. The City of Haicheng is north of Port Arthur and was captured on December 13th. Chinese forces tried three times to re-take it, but with no success.
Rights: Metropolitan Museum and Art Center Collection, Anonymous gift
Medium: Tryptich woodblock print, ink and colors on paper