British Library releases over 200 Japanese and Chinese prints into Public Domain

May 30, 2014 at 4:17 am Leave a comment

The British Library and the Japan Center for Asian Historical Records (JACAR) have launched an online exhibition called The Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895: as seen in prints and archives. It highlights the BL collection of Japanese and Chinese prints of the Sino-Japanese War and presents them in context with Japanese archival documents digitised by JACAR.

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The images of the 235 prints are being released by the British Library into the Public Domain and can be found on the Gallery List of the website:

http://www.jacar.go.jp/english/jacarbl-fsjwar-e/gallery/index.html

More detail on the Asian and African Studies blog;

http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/asian-and-african/2014/05/british-library-releases-over-200-japanese-and-chinese-prints-into-public-domain.html

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