Album documenting Nakagawa Hume Kankou Gyo construction project in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Album documenting a construction project (“underground canal fortification”) for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry” in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, “upstream of Sakuragawa from Kasumigaura to the Shimosakata,” ca. 1950s. Flexible boards with cord tie, 8.5 x 12 inches. 2 pages text + 10 pages of photographs showing stages of the project, group photos, workers on bicycles, cranes and construction equipment, ceremonies. Please note: Publication information ascertained via Google translate and may include some errors. In very good condition with minor soil and age toning. Contents bright and clean.