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Chronicle of the Imperial Restoration (Kokoku isshin kenbunshi)
Chronicle of the Imperial Restoration (Kokoku isshin kenbunshi)
Date:
1876
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Color Woodcut
Dimensions:
235 x 345 mm (9 1/4 x 13 9/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
1999.119
Acquisition Date:
1999-10-14
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, William and Martha Steen Fund

Exhibition History:

In collection of The British Museum, London, 1992 , when exhibition catalog, "Beauty & Violence", was printed. Exhibition was in Van Gogh Museum, Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf, Philadelphia Museum of Art , 1992-93.

CPLH, Recent Acquisitions 1997 - 1999, 8 April - 6 Aug 2000.

The arrival of Commodore Perry's steamer in Japan. Foreground is filled with small boats filled with Japanese men in colorful robes looking at the steamer ship. Mountains in the background show above the water line.