Nippon

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Title

Nippon

Subject

Japanese tourism

Description

bibliographic introducing Japanese tourism. Showing photos of public transportation, tourist sites and hotels.

Creator

Japanese Government Railways

Publisher

The Japanese Government Railways
Office of Foreign Affairs
Tokyo, Japan

Date

1928

Contributor

Weichen Yao, Mian Sun, and Evan Lea

Language

English, French

Identifier

1685

Bibliographic Materials Item Type Metadata

Caption

The Land of Colour, Courtesy and Charm

Categories

tourist book, bibliographic, Japanese public transportation, tourist site, hotel

Color

Cover and back are yellow. Inside pages are B/W

Condition

well-preserved

Creator Note

Japanese Government Railways was the national railway system directly operated by the central government of Japan until 1949. It is a predecessor of Japanese National Railways and the Japan Railways Group.

Curatorial Note

An introduction of Japanese tourism and railway service. Showing photos of Japanese public transportation, like trains and ships, natural and cultural sites and settings of hotels. Under each photo there is a brief description.

Date Published

1928

Decade

1920s

Era

Showa

Genres

tourist book

Graphic Description

On the cover it shows a picture of Mount Fuji. A rail road with a train passes through the mountain. Title: "Nippon" and its Japanese translation in the middle. "Japanese Government Railways" in the bottom left corner. On the back it shows the sign a of train.

Object Note

Horizontal octavo single section ribbon tied binding booklet, parallel English and French text, two colour printed card covers, light wear, illustrated with photographs (ironically given the subtitle in black and white), 64 pages.

Place Published

Tokyo, Japan

Printed Text Language

English, French

Printer

Shucisha, Printers, Tokyo

Provenance Collection

REJ Research Collection

Translated Title

にほん

Edition

1st Edition

Pages

64

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Citation

Japanese Government Railways, “Nippon,” ReEnvisioning Japan, accessed May 21, 2018, https://rej.lib.rochester.edu/items/show/5546.