出征祝寄せ書き日章旗

Yosegaki nisshoki.
Shussei iwai yosegaki nisshōki

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  • Creator Tōkyō-shi Ōji-ku Iwabuchi-chō jūmin
  • Format 3-D Objects, Models, Sculpture; Unspecified
  • Publication Tōkyō Ōji-shi Iwabuchi-chō : [Distributed by Iwabuchi-cho residents], [between Shōwa 15-20 (between 1940 and 1945)] [Tōkyō (Japan)] : [manufacturer not identified], Shōwa 15-20 [between 1940 and 1945]
    [ 東京市王子区岩淵町] : [Distributed by 岩淵町 residents], [between 昭和15 and 20 (between 1940 and 1945)]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 flag : color ; 71 x 102 cm
  • OCLC on1048627540

Notes

  • Japanese soldier's autographed national flag called "Shussei iwai yosegaki nisshōki" with slogans and signatures written in black ink. The flag was presented to Koyama Eiroku by the residents of Tōkyō-shi Ōji-ku Iwabuchi-chō [name cannot be deciphered]. Containes 53 signatures. Some of them are Kuboi Shōzō, Rikugun shukei chūi, Kaneko Yoshirō, Rikugun shukei chūi Sawai Shōzō, Tonarigumi chō Sudō Jūsuke, Ōji kuyakusho Imamura Masaru, Zaigō Gunjinkai Tanaka Toshio and others. The slogans written on the flag are sekishin hōkoku and Yamatozakura __ o inoru. The flag bears the seal of the Shinto Susa shrine [?].
  • Collection of autographs by Tōkyō-shi Ōji-ku Iwabuchi-chō residents on Japanese national flag as a good luck charm for soldier Koyama Eiroku leaving town for the front.
  • Many of the people who signed were lieutenants of the Imperial Army Accounting Division, people from the office of Ōji district and group leaders in the area.
  • Title provided by cataloger.
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