1932 or Showa 7 Japanese Map or Plan of Shanghai, China
Description: This is a scarce 1932 or Showa 7 Japanese map of Shanghai, China. Published by the Yubin Hochi Shimbun (Mail Reporting News), it depicts the city of Shanghai in great detail, with the various concessions all clearly labeled. Two inset maps are included in the upper left and right quadrants. All text is in Japanese. Issued by the Yubin Hochi Shimbun (Mail Reporting News).
Date: 1932 (undated)
Source: Yubin Hochi Shimbun (Mail Reporting News), Japan.
Cartographer: Yubin Hochi Shimbun (Mail Reporting News) was an important Meiji era government sponsored newspaper founded in 1872 by the important Japanese statesmen, politician and business map Maejima Hiskoa. The Yubin Hochi Shimbun simplified its name to Hochi Shimbun in 1894. The newspaper merged with another paper, the Yomiuri Shimbun in 1942. Click here for a list of rare maps from Yubin Hochi Shimbun.
Size: Printed area measures 30 x 20 inches (76.2 x 50.8 centimeters)
Condition: Very good. Minor wear and toning along original fold lines and over margins. Minor spotting.
Code: Shanghai-yubin-1932 (to order by phone call: 646-320-8650)
Tags: City Plan , Japanese Map