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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika (小林清親)

Print: Making Chinese Soldiers Shiver (Shinbei no hiyakasare 清兵の冷やかされ )

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Dates: February 1895,created
Dimensions: 9.4 in,14.1 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print
Inscription: Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi

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Physical description: from the series, Hurrah for Japan! One Hundred Victories, One Hundred Laughs (Nihon banzai hyakusen hyashushô) 「日本万歳 百撰百笑

The title of this design utilizes a play on the meanings of hiyakasu, “to chill” or “to laugh at.” The series title, literally “One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs,” is a pun on the expression “One Hundred Battles, One Hundred Victories” (both pronounced “Hyakusen hyakushô”). -- MFA Boston