[Decline of the Rising Sun]

Description:

Black and white cartoon. A figure made of Wickwire Spencer rope uses a part of itself to hang a caricature of a distressed Hideki Tojo, who appears to be partially immersed in the sea. Behind Tojo's head are rays resembling those of a Japanese Rising Sun symbol. A volcano or mountain can be seen in the distant background.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,770
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [New York, N.Y.]
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Description:

Black and white cartoon. A figure made of Wickwire Spencer rope uses a part of itself to hang a caricature of a distressed Hideki Tojo, who appears to be partially immersed in the sea. Behind Tojo's head are rays resembling those of a Japanese Rising Sun symbol. A volcano or mountain can be seen in the distant background.

Note:

Title is from "Axis in Agony!" (New York: Wickwire Spencer Steel Company, 1944).

"Copyright 1942, Wickwire Spencer Steel Company"

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 43 x 55 cm.

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Keyword(s): steel rope | noose | enemy caricature | metal | Japanese | cable | pulley | hanging
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 031
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2049.3
  • OCLC: 68810385 |
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Artzybasheff 6
  • UNTCAT: b2995195 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc598
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
License: Copyright
Holder: Wickwire Spencer Steel Company