East Asia Postcard Collection

 

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Caption

Mt. Fuji (12,385 ft. high) has been so familiar in the world as the symbole of Japan that the mountain has been seen in the pictures and the paintings and the name has been in the poesm and the folk songs for a long time. This mountain was born in many thousand years ago and the beautiful shape now seen was built up after hundreds of eruptions between the original peaks. Ko-Mitake and Hoei-Zan.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was printed by Otsuji Picture Post Card Making and Distributing Company Limited in Japan.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1962-04-24

Sender

Bob Becker [Japan]

Recipient

Mother McShane [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

Dear Mother McShane, We just finished up Exercise Tulungan (a SEATO amphibious exercise) and we are now back to playing tourist in the Asian countries. I’m having a great time and at the present we are[struck out: on our] enroute from Hong Kong to Japan. Hope you will say a few prayers for Mary Borgosse and I. Bob Becker

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English, Japanese

Location

Asia–Japan–Honshū Island–Fuji San

Printer

Otsuji Picture Post Card Making and Distributing Company Limited

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

East Asian Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Collection Number

Japan-09

Date Digitized

2014-04-04

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\Asia\Japan-09A.jpg

Image File Size

169 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Fuji, Mount (Japan), Aerial views, Volcanoes

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