The Battle of Huang Piao

Painting, 24"x36"
by Yang Tonghe

This poster is a drawing by Hmong Chinese artist Yang Tonghe about the famous battle between Hmong troops and Qing government troops in 1869 where some 20,000 Qing government troops were killed in just two days in valley of Huang Piao, nearby Kaili, Guizhou, China.

This poster appeared in the background in the basement of a Hmong house in Eastwood's latest movie, Gran Torino.