Students at the Peking Jiyu Gakuen School holding cut flowers in glasses.
Two girls picked flowers for the dinner table [sic]
From a collection of staged photographs produced under the title “Life at a Girls School in Peking”, and produced at the Peking Jiyu Gakuen in Japanese-occupied Beijing. The original caption reads: “Two girls picked flowers for the dinner table [sic]”.
- circa 1940
Anon (possibly Horino Masao 堀野正雄)
- Return to the capital
(1937 – 1945)
- children, education, flowers, schools, women
Jeremy E. Taylor, “Gendered Archetypes of Wartime Occupation: ‘New Women’ in Occupied North China, 1937–40”, Gender & History 28.3 (November 2016): 660-686.
Source Reference Details
The National Archives