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    Autumn: Red Leaves and Onsen (Osaka and Nagoya Rail Agency, 1930s). Japanese Poster (24.5" X 36.5").
    This beautiful full-bleed image is a poster issued by Japan's national railway, in this instance the Osaka and Nagoya Rail Agency, during the early to mid 1930s. These posters were created for domestic use only to promote travel within Japan to various national parks, hot spring resorts and other notable destinations. This example states; Discount on auto (bus) travel during October and November. Since none of these posters were distributed outside of Japan, they are quite scarce. When various Japanese museum poster curators (as well as the Ogaki Poster Museum) were supplied images, they replied that there were no examples of this genre in their collection. This lovely copy had pinholes in the corners, small tears in the upper right corner as well as in the lower left corner and left border into the background. There was also a small gouge in the lower left corner. The professional restoration was magnificently done in a thoroughly archival manner! Very Fine on Linen.


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