Dr. Yin Hwang: Victory Pictures in a Time of Defeat: Depicting War in the Print and Visual Culture of Late Qing China, 1884-1901

Yin Hwang HKU Poster copyDate: 5 March 2014
Time: 5pm
Venue: Room 7.58 Run Run Shaw Tower

This paper is a study of Chinese sheet prints depicting wars in the late Qing period. The survival of such works has been rare, as they were considered ephemera not worthy of preservation, and they are largely unstudied. Here, an analytical framework has been established by bringing together hitherto isolated bodies of material located in different institutions in several countries… (Please click on the image to read more)