Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Collection of 20 original press photographs showing 25 images documenting the Japanese Olympic athletes in the following Olympiads: Los Angeles (1932), Garmisch-Partenkirschen (1936), and Berlin (1936)

NP: ACME Newspictures, 1932-1936. Original photograph(s). Original photographs. Collection of 20 original press photographs showing 25 images documenting the Japanese Olympic athletes in the following Olympiads: Los Angeles (1932), Garmisch-Partenkirschen (1936), and Berlin (1936).

Most of the photographs depict the Japanese team and athletes during the 1932 Olympiads in Los Angeles:

- Japanese Olympic Track Stars Kenkichi Oshima and Itaro Nakajima (5 1/2 x 9"), dated 2/6/1932.
- Japanese Olympic Track Stars Chuhei Nambu and Kozo Kusunoki (5 1/2 x 9"), dated 2/6/1932.
- Japanese Olympic Track Stars Seiji Takahashi and Shuhei Nishida (5 1/2 x 9"), dated 2/6/1932.
- Japanese Olympic Swimmers Tokuhei Sata and Yoshiyuki Tsuruta (5 1/2 x 9"), dated 2/11/1932.
- Japanese Olympic Swimmers Hatsuho Matsuzawa and Hatsuko Morioka (5 1/2 x 9"), dated 2/11/1932.
- Jap swim champ Shozo Makino prepares for Olympics (7 x 9"), dated 4/29/1932.
- Japanese Olympic Hockey Team: Shunkichi Hamada; Hiroshi Nagata; Akio Sohda; Coach Hirose; Yoshio Sakai; Katsumi Shibata; Miura; Sadayoshi Kobayashi; Haruhiko Kon; Eiichi Nakamura; Asakawa; Toshio Usami; Kenichi Konishi, and Igaya (7 1/2 x 9 1/4"), dated 6/30/1932.
- Oriental Stars reach Los Angeles for Games: Photo shows Shozo Makino, world record holder of 800m swim (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), dated 7/11/1932.
- Nippon's athletes train for Olympic Games: Chuhei Nambu (8 1/2 x 6 1/2"), dated 7/15/1932.
- Training with Japanese Olympic Team: Kazuo Kimura, star high jumper (8 1/2 x 6 1/2"), dated 7/15/1932.
- Japan's female sprint star Sumiko Watanabe (8 1/2 x 6 1/2"), dated 7/22/1932.
- Japanese Olympic Mermaid Misao Yokota (8 1/2 x 6 1/2"), dated 7/22/1932.
- Japanese Olympic Mermaid Hatsuko Morioka (8 1/2 x 6 1/2"), dated 7/22/1932.
- Japanese horses arrive for Olympic Games (10 1/4 x 8 1/2"), dated 5/11/1932.
- Japanese athletes arrive for Games (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), dated 7/9/1932.
- The skill of using chop sticks is demonstrated by Yoshio Okita, field coach of the Japanese Olympic team (9 1/2 x 7 1/4"), dated 7/13/1932.
- Women athletes from Japan (7 1/2 x 9 1/2"), dated 7/18/1932.

Winter Games of Garmisch-Partenkirschen, 1936:

- The Japanese skiing Olympic team (7 1/2 x 10"), dated 1/21/1936.

Summer Games of Berlin, 1936:

- Japanese Olympic delegates at Meiji shrine (7 1/2 x 9 1/4"), dated 6/24/1936.
- Victorious Japanese Relay team: Shigeo Arai; Shigeo Sugiura; Masaharu Taguchi; and Masanori Yusa (7 1/4 x 9 1/2"), dated 8/18/1936.

Each photograph is stamped at verso and has retained the original tipped-in typed caption from ACME.

Sporadic and very minor creasing, closed tears or tiny chipping along edges of photographs. These silver gelatin prints are overall in good+ to very good condition. vg. Item #45020

Price: $2,500.00

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