Sino-Japanese Manga; Kiyochika Japanese Woodblock Print

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Original Kiyochika (1847 - 1915) Japanese Woodblock print
Series: Hurrah for Japan: One Hundred Victories, One Hundred Laughs
Nihon Banzai, Hyakusen Hyashusho, 1894-1895

100 Victories, 100 Laughs - Kiyochika produced this manga series of political cartoons during the Sino-Japanese War in 1894-1895, when Japan fought with China for control over Korea and won. The title of the series is a pun on the phrase, "One Hundred Battles, One Hundred Victories."

This unique series is one of Kiyochika's most compelling works. Drawn in a distinctly comic style, each print is a wildly imaginative illustration filled with unrestrained fantasy and exaggeration. Kiyochika's satiric depictions poked fun at the Chinese and flaunted the new modernization of Meiji era Japan as superior to the old ways of China . Ironically,
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