1933 Manga style - Korea [pictorial]

SOLD: 1933 Pictorial map of the Korean peninsula

Title:

Korea

Map maker:

Ryushiro Kato and Keizo Shimada;  Nihon Manshu Panorama Chiri (Panoramic Geography of Japan and Manchuria)

Place and Year:

Dai Nihon Yubenkai Kodan Sha, Japan, 1933

Dimensions:

25.5 x 19.8 cm (10 x 7.8 in)

Technique:

Offset printing

Coloring:

Original colors

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

Decorative color printed map of Korea in Manga style. From Nihon Manshu Panorama Chiri (Panoramic Geography of Japan and Manchuria) by Ryushiro Kato (map design and text) and Keizo Shimada (Manga Artwork).

The map shows Korea, decorated with small pictures of workers plying their trade, animals, agriculture, marine, sea life, industry etc.

Manga are comics created in Japan, or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

A detailed description in Japanese is on the verso of the previous map.

CONDITION NOTES

Evenly browned and some stains, spots and soiling. Usual wear and tear. 

IDENTIFIER

NL-00451

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