This is an original 1944 halftone print of a road in the Hakone district near Tokyo, Japan. The caption writes, "There, amid mountain lakes, hot springs, and sulfurous fumes from some of the volcanic peaks, the Japanese have built the hotels and villas to which the socially ambitious aspire and the poor never venture."
This 67+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 11.5 inches; 24 x 29 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)
Keywords specific to this image: hill, scenery, landscape, travel, tourism, transportation