Mikan no shûkaku [Mandarine pickers].

Accession Number RC04918
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J134
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 110.5 x 17.7 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 15 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 and the Netherlands East Indies with the purpose of the leaflet being to induce nostalgia among Japanese soldiers. The leaflet includes a picture of two Japanese girls picking mandarin oranges and a Japanese poem depicting the scene. An English translation of the Japanese poem on the leaflet and explanatory notes about the picture are provided.