Nurhaci defeats 40 men

Nurhaci defeats 40 men

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Caption: Nurhaci defeats 40 men, The emperor, on horseback with sword raised in his hand, is described as single-handedly finishing off 40 Chinese soldiers, though his bowman appear to have killed many. Some are seen climbing ladders over a Chinese city wall. A facsimile of the 1781 edition of the Manzhou shilu, illustrated description of the life of Nurhaci (1559-1626), whose descendants completed the conquest of China and the establishment of the Qing dynasty, 1644-1911. Image taken from Manzhou shilu. Originally published in Shenyang, 1930.

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