Bōkūtai, (rikujō) keibitai (Air defence squad (army), patrol squad)
- Bōkūtai, (rikujō) keibitai (Air defence squad (army), patrol squad)
Propaganda photograph from the Pacific War (1941-45). Vintage gelatin print.
- Printed in: Tokyo-to
- Height: 21.7 centimetres
- Width: 16.2 centimetres
Inscription Content防空隊（陸上）警備隊 FI-208
Inscription TransliterationBōkūtai, (rikujō) keibitai
Inscription TranslationAir defence squad (army), patrol squad
Inscription CommentWritten in pencil. Reference number original to inscription.
2012 Jun – Oct, BM Japanese Galleries ‘Japan from Prehistory to Present’
23 May 2012
Reason for treatment
Object mounted into a Royal overthrow of 4ply Heritage 100% Cotton Unbuffered 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: JCF22676
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