Asahi Shinbun: SHIN MANSHUKOKU YORAN: SHASHIN TO KAISETSU. (An Illustrated and Explanatory Guide to the New Manchukuo). Tokyo, n.d. (1932). 66 pp. B/w photographs throughout. Double page bird’s-eye view map (with one vertical tear). 19x26 cm. Decorative wrappers.
Special supplement issued by Asahi Shinbun on 15 May 1932 commemorating the recent establishment of Manchukuo on March 1st of that year. Comprises an illustrated history of Japanese encroachment of north-east China and has much photography of the lavish ceremonies establishing Manchukuo. Include images of Pu Yi the Last Emperor of China and puppet Emperor of Manchukuo. Also photography of the scenery, industry and agriculture of the region. The last section details the Shanghai Incident of 1932. All text in Japanese. Interesting and rare. Some wear to covers but generally in good condition.
Subjects: Photography Propaganda
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 312 in printed List 202.
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