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A sightseer’s travel map of Japan showing famous landmarks, mountains, seaside resorts and hot springs

1936 Japan National Railroad (JNR) map of the Japanese Empire including Korea, Taiwan, and Manchuria produced under the supervision of Prof. Sho Takahashi of the National Railroad Bureau.

Suffice to say, it contains many amusing advertisements, including the one on the front cover which is for… some kind of hormone supplement lotion?

For those interested, the full high resolution version of the map can be found here: http://sta.sh/01tjvu8j9u42