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Publisher: YANO, Y.
Title: Map of Formosa. My hunting place.
Published in: Chiayi, Formosa, ca. 1940
Size: 8.5 x 7.7 inches.
21.5 x 19.5 cm.

In original colours.
Condition: Pen and ink on paper. Good condition, with original folds.
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An unusual hand drawn map of Formosa with an inset plan ‘My hunting place’. The map has the major cities marked in red ink and was made during Japanese occupation.
The verso is headed notepaper with an address in Kagi City Formosa, Mr Y. Yano (who I assume made the map).
The map was drawn on letter head paper of a Japanese person named Y.Yano with the address Kagi City, Formosa (Taiwan - Japan)
Now-a-days Chiayi, officially known as Chiayi City, a city located in southwestern Taiwan and was formerly called Kagee during the late Qing dynasty and Kagi during the Japanese era, its historical name is Tirosen.

The town is know for the Chiayi Brewery, established by the Japanese in 1916 to produce sake and other products.

In 1894 China and Japan went to war over their conflicting interests in Korea. Japan won the conflict handily. The Treaty of Shimonoseki (1895), which ended the war, contained a provision that ceded Taiwan and the P’eng-hu Islands to Japan in perpetuity.

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