Rapid Progress, February 1895

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From the series, One hundred Victories, One Hundred Laughs, this print conveys a nationalistic message. Koppi Døjin's text describes Japan's successive victories in a battle after a battle during the Sino-Japanese War (1894-95), and Kiyochika's image shows a Japanese soldier in a black uniform treading on Chinese under his feet. The gray structure under his feet represents the Great Wall. Thus, the print caricatures Japan's rapid advance to the capital.

Rapid Progress
Artist Life
1847 - 1915
Accession Number
Curator Approved

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