Jun’yōkan imon-bukuro o te ni danshō (Cruiser, Chatting and laughing over comfort packages)
- Jun’yōkan imon-bukuro o te ni danshō (Cruiser, Chatting and laughing over comfort packages)
Propaganda photograph from the Pacific War (1941-45). Vintage gelatin print.
- Printed in: Tokyo-to
- Height: 21.8 centimetres
- Width: 16.3 centimetres
Inscription Content巡洋艦 慰問袋を手に談笑 FI-227
Inscription TransliterationJun’yōkan imon-bukuro o te ni danshō
Inscription TranslationCruiser, Chatting and laughing over comfort packages
Inscription CommentWritten in pencil. Reference number original to inscription.
Used for illustration in the photobook, (Dai Tōa sensō) Kaigun sakusen shashin kiroku (大東亜戦争: 海軍作戦写真記録 The Great East Asia War: Photographic Record of Naval Engagements), vol. 2, p. 46 (reg. no. 2011,3005.1). The Japanese title inscribed on the back of the photograph corresponds to the published caption in the book.
2011 Oct-2012 Feb, BM Japanese Galleries, ‘Japan from Prehistory to the Present’
17 October 2011
Reason for treatment
Object mounted into a Royal overthrow of 4ply Heritage 100% Cotton Museum Board and hinged in using Japanese paper adhered with Culminal - non-ionic cellulose ether.
- Associated Event: Pacific War (1941-1945)
- Associated Event: Second World War (1939-1945)
- With contribution from: Myōjin Shigeru
- With contribution from: Sherif Nadar
- With contribution from: Myōjin Noriko
- With contribution from: Dounia Nadar
- Purchased from: Maggs Bros
- Previous owner/ex-collection: Nishino Yoshiaki (西野嘉章) (Purchased in a bookshop in the Kanda second-hand book district of Tokyo.)
Credit Line: Purchase funded by Noriko and Shigeru Myōjin and Dounia and Sherif Nadar
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Object reference number: JCF22677
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