1940 Print Osaka Castle Walls Moat Japan Prefectural Office Building Japan GOE1


This is an original 1940 color print of the ancient castle walls of Osaka Castle with the modern Osaka Prefectural Office building in the distance.


This 74+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 4.5 inches; 15 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

The Far East was an exotic place even as late as the mid-20th century. Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection from 1940 of original advertising for various industries, products, and services, as well as color prints of tourist attractions, of the countries of Japan, China, India, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Burma, Australia and New Zealand. These items provide a glimpse into the economy and culture of that period during Japan's occupation of China but before the start of World War II in the Pacific.