Announcement from the Board of War (Ping Pu) Addressed to Soldiers
Item No. : 167451
A.D.1647, Ch'ing dynasty
Height 49.1, width 100.7cm
In July 1673, Wu San-kuei petitioned for retirement from his post as the feudal prince of Yunnan; official permission was granted. Six months later, Wu rose up in revolt, and the Ch'ing court immediately sent troops to settle the rebellion. Announcements addressed to soldiers prohibited them from interfering with citizens during altercations with the rebels.