Beeringu-kai o shōkai suru kūkai no sei’ei, kōhō ni mieru yukiyama wa Attsu-tō
http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/1, http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/2, http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/3, http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/4, http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/5, http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/6, http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/7, http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/8, http://collection.britishmuseum.org/id/object/JCF22680/concept/9
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. 42 (reg. no. 2011,3005.1). The Japanese title inscribed on the back of the photograph corresponds to the published caption in the book.
Acquisition (From) :: Maggs Bros to The British Museum ::, Acquisition (Through contributor) With Contribution from Myōjin, Noriko ::, Acquisition (Through contributor) With Contribution from Myōjin, Shigeru ::, Acquisition (Through contributor) With Contribution from Nadar, Dounia ::, Acquisition (Through contributor) With Contribution from Nadar, Sherif ::, Acquisition date :: 2010 ::, Associated Event :: Pacific War :: 1941-1945, Associated Event :: Second World War :: 1939-1945, Associated Place (Named in Inscription) :: Attu ::, Associated Place (Named in Inscription) :: Bering Sea ::, Associated Place (Referred Place) :: Alaska ::, Associated Place (Referred Place) :: Aleutian Islands ::, Consists of :: paper ::, Dimension Height :: 18.90cm ::, Dimension Width :: 16.40cm ::, Inscription note :: Written in pencil. Reference number original to inscription., Object type :: photograph ::, Production (Printed in) :: Tokyo-to ::, Production Period / Culture :: Showa Era ::, Production date :: 1942-1943 ::, Subject :: aircraft ::, Subject :: arms/armour ::, Subject :: political propaganda ::, Subject :: soldier ::, Subject :: war ::, Title translation :: The pick of the navy flyers patrol the Bering Sea; in the distance are the snowy mountains of Attu Island. ::, Uses technique :: photographic process :: gelatin print
Propaganda photograph from the Pacific War (1941-45). Vintage gelatin print.