Mar 31, 2015
A special English web exhibition “A Window into the Early Showa Period –Shashin Shuho : Weekly Photographical Journal, 1938-1945-” is released. Shashin Shuho (Weekly Photographical Journal) was founded by the Cabinet Intelligence Department of Japan in February 1938. This pictorial magazine was published almost weekly for more than seven years until the 375th volume in July 1945. This exhibition traces a society, people’s life and transition of the wars in the early Showa period Japan by numerous photographic articles on this journal, along with various related documents.