World War II; Propaganda
Propaganda poster, in Chinese, produced by Japanese-sponsored governments in China during Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). These governments were established by major Japanese military commands, and posters were used to promote cooperation between Chinese and Japanese. English translation is "Celebrate the founding of the United Committee of the Republic of China." Chinese: 慶祝中華民國政府聯合委員會成立. At the bottom of the poster, English translation is “The Provisional Government of the Republic of China” Chinese: 臨時政府. “The Reformed Government of the Republic of China” Chinese: 維新政府. The Provisional Government of the Republic of China was founded in December 1937 by the Japanese North China Area Army (NCAA) and controlled the provinces in North China with its capital in Beijing. The Japanese Central China Expeditionary Army (CCEA) inaugurated the Reformed Government of the Republic of China in March 1938 and controlled central and south China with its capital in Nanjing.
Translations made by Tanya Cao, M.L.S., M.A.B.
Color Poster, 30.75" x 21.25"