A printed Japanese world map from September 10, 1919. This was just after WW1 when all the political. This being a Japanese map, Japan is in the center. Ally, had declared war on Germany and had occupied Germany's. Peninsula", now called the "Shandong Peninsula, and all of Micronesia.
Prior to WW1 Micronesia were German possessions. After the war was over, the League of Nations told Japan to give the Shandong. (They were also our allies) which angered Japan.The League acknowledged that Japan would not leave the Micronesian islands, they allowed Japan to keep them. All the orange in the center of the map are Japanese possessions. Micronesia, Taiwan, Korea, Port Arthur, the Kuriles and the southern half of Sakhalin are orange. (Close up photos # 6 & 7). The bottom left shows a close up the new political boundaries of Europe. (close up photo # 4). The bottom right shows a close up of Japan and it's closet possessions and a pre WW1 map of Europe.
(Close up photos 8 & 9). Photo # 10 shows the date (Taisho 8) "1919" and the publisher "Osaka Asahi Shimbun" (Osaka Morning Newspaper). There are folds and the condition is shown in the photos. It's 42 x 30 1/4 inches.
The item "1919 POST WW1 JAPANESE WORLD POLITICAL MAP" is in sale since Wednesday, May 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Asia Maps". The seller is "lsjapanstuff" and is located in Alhambra, California.This item can be shipped worldwide.