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Monk on Balcony Woodblock Print - 1940 Ocean Liner Menu SOLD

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1940: Item # 1405869

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Monk Walking on Temple Balcony
Size: 7.5. x 5.25 inches.
A woodblock-printed card with a menu on the back.
This is the January 11, 1940 breakfast menu of the Hikawa Maru, an NYK Line vessel. "In 1940 and 1941, her passengers included some of the Jews who were able to escape from Germany; she was the first Japanese ship to carry Jewish refugees across the Pacific to North America." -
Condition: Card edge is toned. Label residue and pencil notes at back.