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Japanese Picture Book

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

Identifier: CSWS-0091

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