Science Cafe @ Mt. Machikane No. 164: The Beginning of Osaka’s “Flier Studies”: Exploring Manners, Customs and History in Retro and Modern Fliers

No. 164: The Beginning of the Study of Flyers in Osaka: Exploring Manners and History in Retro-Modern Flyers

Coordinator: Setsuya Hashizume (Osaka University Museum of Arts and Letters)

Date: Saturday, February 19, 2022

Time: 14:00 – 15:00

Target: Junior high school students and older

Description: In the late Taisho and early Showa periods, Osaka became a mammoth city called “Greater Osaka” after the second expansion of the city. From the collection of Osaka’s printed materials from this period, we will look at fliers for clothing, food, cafes, theaters, entertainment, etc., and decipher their contents with participants while enjoying their retro designs.


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