Chinese Poster: American Invasion of Iwo Jima
Lot 153
Iwo Jima. A Chinese poster depicting the landing on Iwo Jima,
1945
US$ 15,000 - 20,000
£8,900 - 12,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
Iwo Jima. A Chinese poster depicting the landing on Iwo Jima,
1945
Titled 'Coming ashore for the Battle of Iwo Jima', color-printed on thick paper, the poster showing the ships, assault craft, and tanks on the beaches at Iwo Jima, overhead the aircraft soar and dive in dogfights.
30 x 21 in. (76.2 x 53.3 cm.)

Footnotes

  • A rare Chinese poster of Iwo Jima, issued in support of their ally America. The poster is very busy with images of weapons, explosions and action, just like a movie or in a comic strip. This busy and action packed image undoubtedly appealed to the Chinese audience.
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