• Created Date
  • ca. 1880-1900
  • Description
  • Iturup (Russian: Ostrov Iturup) is the largest island of the South Kuril Islands. It is the northernmost island in the southern Kuril/Chishima islands, and though it is presently controlled by Russia, Japan also claims this island. It was Japanese territory until the end of the Second World War, but Japanese residents were forced out following the Soviet invasion in 1945. PH Coll 839.10.
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  • Photograph
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 768x450 ppi. 2009