Forrest/Nedela Collection: Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95

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Category:  (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number:  DFJN2016.AA.0014

Title (Original):
Title:               
Translated Title:  Set of Four Sino-Japanese War Postage Stamps, 1896.
                                                                                          SAK C3-C6 FU CV
Artist (Original):                      
Artist: Not Identified
Medium:  offset printing on paper.

Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date:        
Acquisition Date: 27 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 2.8 x 2.7 cm (ea)
          

Condition: Good/used.

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Category: Memorabilia

Accession Number: DFJN2015.AA.0001

Title (Original):
Title:               
Translated Title: Sino-Japanese War Medal, 1894-1895

Recorded in the 2014 Stratus, Poland  publication  “Sino-Japanese Naval War 1894-
1895. Maritime Series No 3105” by Piotr Olender as, Japanese military decoration for the war with China 1894-1895. Page 170.

Artist (Original): unknown                      
Artist: Created by Imperial Edict
Medium:  Circular darkened bronze medal (struck from captured Chinese cannons) with elaborately decorated swivel suspension; the face with a sixteen-lobed Imperial Chrysanthemum crest
above crossed Army and Navy Rising Sun standards; the reverse with inscribed Kanji characters, those to the centre reading ‘ju-gun-ki-sho’ (War Medal), while those arching over  read ‘mei-ji-ni-ju-nana-hachi-nen’ (Meiji 27-8 Years = AD1894-95). A swivelling hanger is connected to its top, which is itself then connected to a swivelling horizontal bar, through which the ribbon is looped.  The original watered silk ribbon has three equal, vertical stripes to it, in green, white and green. An elongated vertical alloy hook is to its top, which folds down and mates with an eye and bearing the original bar without inscription sewn to its reverse; in original fitted black lacquer case of issue.
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date:  9 October. (Meiji 27-8 Years = AD1894-95)
Acquisition Dat : 25 May 2015

Country of Origin:  Japan
Size: Medal: 1 3/16 (inches), 3cm, diameter. Ribbon: 1 7/16 (inches) 3.5cm, wide.                       

Condition:  Original ribbon exhibits moderate age soiling and colour fading, and has a couple of picks to its material.  The medal itself is typically age soiled. The hinge on the black lacquer case somewhat loose and the catch now absent.

 

 

Category: Memorabilia

Accession Number: DFJN2015.AA.0009

Title (Original):
Title:               
Translated Title: Sino-Japanese War Medal , 1894-1895

Recorded in the 2014 Stratus, Poland  publication  “Sino-Japanese Naval War 1894-
1895. Maritime Series No 3105” by Piotr Olender as, Japanese military decoration for the war with China 1894-1895. Page 170.

Artist (Original): unknown                   
Artist: Created by Imperial Edict
Medium: Circular darkened bronze medal (struck from captured Chinese cannons) with elaborately decorated swivel suspension; the face with a sixteen-lobed Imperial Chrysanthemum crest
above crossed Army and Navy Rising Sun standards; the reverse with inscribed Kanji characters, those to the centre reading ‘ju-gun-ki-sho’ (War Medal), while those arching over  read ‘mei-ji-ni-ju-nana-hachi-nen’ (Meiji 27-8 Years = AD1894-95). A swivelling hanger is connected to its top, which is itself then connected to a swivelling horizontal bar, through which the ribbon is looped.  The original watered silk ribbon has three equal, vertical stripes to it, in green, white and green. An elongated vertical alloy hook is to its top, which folds down and mates with an eye and bearing the original bar without inscription sewn to its reverse; in original fitted black lacquer case of issue.
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date: 9 October. (Meiji 27-8 Years = AD1894-95)
Acquisition Date: 03 July 2015

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: Medal: 1 3/16 (inches). 3cms. diameter. Ribbon: 1 7/16 (inches), 3.5cm, wide.

Condition:  Original ribbon exhibits moderate age soiling and colour fading, and has a couple of picks to its material.  The medal itself is typically age soiled

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Category: Memorabilia
           
Accession Number: DFJN2015.AA.0002

Title (Original):
Title:               
Translated Title: Artillery Duel at The River Yalu

Also recorded as China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old UB Postcard Artillery
Duel at River Yalu https://au.storeslider.com/china-first-si

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: unknown
Medium:  Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver:  Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 June 2015

Country of Origin:  Japan
Size: 9 x 14 cm

Condition: Very Good Impression, colour & condition

 

 

Category:  Memorabilia
           
Accession Number:  DFJN2015.AA.0003

Title (Original):
Title:               
Translated Title: China First Sino-Japanese War Battle Jiuliancheng Kiuliencheng
1894 Old Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: unknown
Medium:  Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 June 2015

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 9 x 14 cm

Condition:  Very Good Impression, colour & condition

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Category:   (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.007

Title (Original
Title:  Sentry on Duty           
Translated Title:  China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Art Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: Signed not read
Medium: Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard.
Used.
Signature: Not Identified
Seal:  Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher:  Not Identified
Engraver:  Not identified
Publication Date:  1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 14.5 x 9.2 cm
        

Condition: Good



 

 

Category:  (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number:  DFJN2016.AA.0002

Title (Original):
Title:  Sentry on Duty: New Year China Peace propoganda             
Translated Title: China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Art Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: Not Identified
Medium: Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 14.5 x 9.2 cm
        

Condition: Good

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Category: (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.0003

Title (Original):
Title : Japanese War Cavalry     
Translated Title:  China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Postcard

Artist (Original) :                      
Artist: Not Identified
Medium:  Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard
Signature:  Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver:  Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin:  Japan
Size: 14.2 x 9.2 cm
         

Condition: Good

 

 

Category:  (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number:  DFJN2016.AA.006

Title (Original):
Title:  Japanese soldier with his horse  
Translated Title: China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: H. Akiyoshi
Medium:  Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard.Used.
Signature: H. Akiyoshi
Seal:  Not Identified
Publisher (Original) :    
Publisher:  Not Identified
Engraver:  Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 14.1 x 9.2 cm

Condition: Good
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Category:(Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.008

Title (Original):
Title : Soldier bathing   
Translated Title: China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: Not Identified
Medium: Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard. Used.
Signature: Signed, not read
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher:  Not Identified
Engraver:  Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 14.1 x 9.1 cm
           

Condition: Good                

 
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Category: (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.010

Title (Original):
Title: Tug of War with Chinese children           
Translated Title: China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: signed H. Akiyosi
Medium: Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard.
unused.
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 9.1 x 14.1 cm
          

Condition : Good                 

 

 

Category: (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.0005

Title (Original):
Title:  Japanese destroyer inspects a Chinese junk boat
Translated Title: China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: Not Identified
Medium: Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard.
Used.
Signature:  Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher:  Not Identified
Engraver:  Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size:  9.2 x 14.1 cm
          

Condition:  Good                

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Category: (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.0012

Title (Original):
Title:  Japan battleships under attack            
Translated Title: Japan Navy battleship postcard.

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: signed but unread
Medium:  Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard.
Unused.
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date:  1894     
Acquisition Date: 27 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 9 x 14.3 cm
       

Condition:  Good

 

 

Category: (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.0011

Title (Original):
Title: Japanese destroyer under fire     
Translated Title:  Japan Navy battleship postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: signed, not read
Medium: Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard.
Unused.
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date:  1894      
Acquisition Date: 27 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 9.1 x 14.5 cm
      

Condition:  Good

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Category:  (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.009

Title (Original):
Title:   Ammunition depot with forced labour            
Translated Title: China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: possibly, H Yashida
Medium: Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard. Used.
Signature: possibly, H Yashida
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: Not Identified
Engraver:  Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 9.1 x 14.1 cm
         

Condition: Good  

               

 

Category: (Memorabilia)
           
Accession Number:  DFJN2016.AA.0004

Title (Original):
Title: Chinese language cartoon of Chinese “cow” army           
Translated Title: China First Sino-Japanese War 1894 Old Postcard

Artist (Original):                      
Artist: Not Identified
Medium:  Vintage Old Colour Undivided Back Art Artist Drawn Picture Postcard. Used.
Signature: Not Identified
Seal: Not Identified
Publisher (Original :    
Publisher:  Not Identified
Engraver: Not identified
Publication Date: 1894
Acquisition Date: 01 November 2016

Country of Origin: Japan
Size: 9.2 x 14.1 cm
       

Condition: Good. Two small tears on left side of postcard. Several creases overall.

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Category:  Memorabilia
           
Accession Number:  DFJN2015.AA.0003

Map of Japan and Korea, 110 English Statute Miles to One Inch

Publication Date:  Copyright 1897 and 1902
Acquisition Date : 01 June 2015

Country of Origin:  England
Size: 28 x 40 cm

Condition: Very Good

 

 

Category:  Memorabilia - Korea
              
Accession Number: DFJN2015.AA.0007

Title (Original):
Title:               
Translated Title:  c.1890s. Sino-Japanese War. Korean Soldiers & Chinese POWs
Artist (Original):                      
Photographer: R. L. Dunn
Medium:  Photograph. Digital reproduction of the original image. “E” (luster) paper surface finish.
Signature:       
Seal:               
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: unknown
Engraver:        
Publication Date: 1894-95
Acquisition Date:  20 June 2015

Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Size: 18.6 x 25.5 cm

Condition:  Excellent.

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Category: Memorabilia
Accession Number: DFJN2015.AA.0008

Title (Original):
Title:               
Translated Title:  Successive Stages in the Development of the Japanese Army from 1867 to the present day.         
Artist (Original):                      
Artist: Not identified
Medium:  B/W engraving. Images reproduced from original watercolour/drawings by Native Artists
Signature:       
Seal:               
Publisher (Original):    
Publisher: The Illustrated London News ( Japan’s Fight for Freedom)
Engraver:  unknown
Published Date: 20 October, 1894. Published during the Sino-Japanese War of 1894.

Acquisition Date: 20 June 2015

Country of Origin: England

Size: 39.6 x 28.5 cm (sheet)

Condition: Very good. 

 

 

Category: Memorabilia

Accession Number: DFJN2016.AA.0001

Title (Original):
Title:               
Translated Title:  895 Seat of the Sino-Japanese War between the Qing Dynasty China and Meiji Japan Antique Map Print (page 263 and 264)
** Refer to Translation by Catherine Forrest, 15 February 2016.
                             
Artist (Original):                      
Artist:  unknown            
Medium: Industrial printed book page – front and back
Signature:       
Seal:               
Publisher (Original) :    
Publisher: German Encyclopedia (late 19 Century), Meyers Lexikon (Meyers Konversations-Lexikon) (Wikipedia)
A major encyclopedia in the German language that existed in various editions and by several titles, from 1839 to 1984.
Engraver:  Not identified
Publication Date:        
Acquisition Date: 07 February 2016

Country of Origin: Germany
Size:  25 x  15.5 cm (page leaf)

Condition:  Good condition. Page slightly toned. Small horizontal tear bottom left hand side.

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