Untitled (Boy dressed as angel of peace)

A boy is dressed as the “angel of peace” and rides on a float during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the founding of the Guangdong Provincial Government under Wang Jingwei in May 1941. The building in the background is the city’s Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (Zhongshan jiniantang).

Date

10 May 1941

Artist/Creator

Asahi Shimbun 朝日新聞

Medium

Photograph

Theme

Return to the capital

Case Studies

Japanese-occupied China
(1937-1945)

Keywords

angel, anniversary, children, flag, propaganda, slogan, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, white sun (bai ri) emblem

Further information

Further Reading

Joseph K. S. Yick, “Self-serving collaboration: The political legacy of ‘Madame Wang’ in Guangdong Province, 1940-1945”, American Journal of Chinese Studies 21.2 (2014): 217-234

Source

Getty Images

Source Reference Details

480049912

Permissions/Acknowledgements

Asahi Shimbun (via Getty Images)

COTCA Identifier

GETTY-0001

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