Item #19925 Hymne des Allies, Chant National Japonais. World War I., Poster.

Hymne des Allies, Chant National Japonais.

Paris: Le Nouvel Essor, Ca. 1918. Limited edition. A bold color woodcut poster with Japanese design elements, for national songs of World War I allies, in this case, Japan. Limited edition of 1,000 on watermarked "MBM", laid paper. The illustration showing the Japanese emperor on horseback in blue uniform, gesturing with his right hand. The illustration is set in a Japanese landscape with river, small pagoda flying Japanese flag, and mountains in the distance. The illustration is framed with a red border of bamboo grain. Five lines of text in an inset frame extol the health and longevity of the Japanese emperor. The title and text in Japanese style lettering, as if done with a brush. Text at the bottom reads, "Image de Victor Descaves. Tire a 1,000 examplaires et editee par le "Nouvel Essor", 40 rue des Saintes Peres". 12 x 18 1/2". OCLC: 763033555. Very good condition. Item #19925


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