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Print showing a scene of school children listening to a man in uniform looking at a picture on the wall. Woman behind are attending an infant. Colours are white, blue, orange, pink, yellow, brown, green, grey and black. Black Japanese characters and red symbol in upper left corner, red characters at bottom right corner. The mount is marked "Made in Japan".


This print, Kamishibasi (紙芝居; Street paper theatre) by Wada Sanzō (和田三造) is from the series, Showa shokugyō ezukushi (昭和職業絵尽; Occupations of Shōwa Japan in pictures), originally published by Nishinomiya shoin (西宮書院) in 1939 –1941. The original version has hand-written print and series titles. This print published by Kyoto hanga-in (京都版画院) is from a later edition. The print is signed三造 (Sanzō) with his seal in red and is marked with the publisher’s seal, 版元京都版画院 摺打出 (Hanmoto Kyoto hanga-in suri Uchide; published by Kyoto hanga-in; printed by Uchide).

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