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Japanese Picture Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0539
Abstract This 117 page book is filled with woodblock illustrations and Japanese calligraphy. Most pages have approximately 70% text but there are several two-page illustrations at the back of the book depicting the process of making fabric. Other illustrations feature a joust, a procession, a tea ceremony, dancing, and many activities of daily life. There are also figures that resemble a Mancala game board and origami folds. The book's cover is missing, but most of the pages are in very good...
Dates: circa 1740

Robert W. Barbee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0091
Abstract

This collection contains eleven American propaganda pamphlets aimed at encouraging Japanese troops to surrender during World War II. These pamphlets are written in Japanese with English translations attached.

Dates: circa 1945