Ryôshi no musume [The fisher girl].

Accession Number RC04917
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J133
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 x 16 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 16 November 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

A propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) during the Second World War. This leaflet is written in Japanese and was distributed to Melanesia. It is accompanied by an English translation of the text which notes that the leaflet is intended to induce nostalgia among Japanese soldiers. The leaflet carries a picture of a young Japanese fisher girl looking at the sardine catch. The picture is accompanied by a Japanese poem depicting the scene.