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The Moon at Sodegaura in Shinagawa

The Moon at Sodegaura in Shinagawa

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Date: 1905~
Creator: Nakamura Fusetsu
Description: Six people canoe in the foreground with another boat in the middle ground and the background some landscape. A half-moon is visible in the sky. There is some Japanese text in the lower right hand corner of the postcard.
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Tokiwa Gozen

Tokiwa Gozen

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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen
Description: The vertically oriented postcard features a group of three people in the lower right corner and an area free of illustration for writing.
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The West: Sparrows in the Park in Paris

The West: Sparrows in the Park in Paris

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Date: 1905~
Creator: Nakamura Fusetsu
Description: A woman and two young boys watch the small birds on the ground in front of them. The tones of the postcard are brown with some green and blue muted tones included. The brush strokes are washy and loose.
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Sojo Henjo and Ono no Komachi

Sojo Henjo and Ono no Komachi

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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen
Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts a seated man and woman who is covering her mouth with her kimono.
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Mandarin Ducks

Mandarin Ducks

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Date: 1900/1912~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû
Description: The postcard consists of six panels in which two duck silhouettes meet, closer frame by frame. The ground of the card is a cream color and the postcard is printed in two dark shades of brown.
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Two Women Enjoying a Summer Evening

Two Women Enjoying a Summer Evening

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Date: 1905~
Creator: Uemura Shoen
Description: Two women wearing soft head coverings are looking to their right while a small cage hangs behind their right shoulders. The wind appears to be blowing and the woman in the foreground holds a decorated fan.
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Tokiwa

Tokiwa

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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen
Description: The vertically oriented postcard includes a huddle of three people in the lower right and the space allotted for a message has been used. A short holiday greeting and address change are the content of the message written in ink on the postcard.
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Looking: Geisha

Looking: Geisha

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Date: 1905
Creator: Nakazawa Hiromitsu
Description: A seated woman in front of a window holds a handkerchief and an open book is at her left elbow on the table.
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Couple with Umbrella Behind Tree

Couple with Umbrella Behind Tree

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Date: 1909
Creator: Kaburaki Kiyokata
Description: A large tree trunk figures prominently in the composition and a couple behind the tree are underneath an umbrella. The colors of the postcard are muted and along the left hand edge is some Japanese text.
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New Year's Card: Sacred Rocks

New Year's Card: Sacred Rocks

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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: In this horizontally oriented postcard two rock formations are joined by a bridge. Atop the larger formation on the left side of the postcard is a gate. A red stamp is in the upper right corner of the postcard as well as some Japanese text.
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Female Student in a Parody of the Wisteria Maiden

Female Student in a Parody of the Wisteria Maiden

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Date: 1905
Creator: Asai Chu
Description: The vertically oriented postcard contains a depiction of a woman in a simple gown and cape, holding an umbrella, amongst some leafy vines. The ground of the card stock is tan, the woman's hat and cloak are black, and the vine is green as is the simple line indicating the woman's sandals.
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Man Playing Go

Man Playing Go

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Date: 1900/1912~
Creator: unknown
Description: A seated man plays a game. The colors of the postcard are muted blue and beige on a brown ground.
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Spring Festival at the Onsen

Spring Festival at the Onsen

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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: A formal celebration is depicted in pink, gold, gray and black. The ground of the postcard is blue gray. Some Japanese text is in an inset on the monument. The scene is at an angle on the card and the picture is partially visible as well.
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New Year's Card with Characters Fuku and Ju

New Year's Card with Characters Fuku and Ju

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Date: 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: The horizontal oriented postcard is decorated with a English salutation of Happy New Year as well as a Japanese greeting. The design of the card is reminiscent of Art Nouveau.
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The Charge

The Charge

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Date: 1905~
Creator: Wada Eisaku
Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts in a monochromatic palette some soldiers fighting with one down, partially seen. There is some Japanese script in the upper portion in a heavy black font.
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The First Trip

The First Trip

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Date: 1910
Creator: Takehisa Yumeji
Description: None
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New Year's Card: Going to Shimonoseki

New Year's Card: Going to Shimonoseki

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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Description: A man and woman are seen from behind while the man carries many packages. The woman walks in front of him and she wears a black and white striped stole, a red hat and a green coat with fur trim. There is some red Japanese text in the lower left corner of the postcard and in the upper left an inset with blue Japanese text.
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A Path Through the Woods

A Path Through the Woods

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Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A path, depicted in a pale blue color, winds its way past two trees and into the distance. The postcard consists of blues and a middle value pale orange. The body of the card stock is a pale blue and a dark blue border encloses the landscape image. The style is reminiscent of Art Nouveau.
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New Year's Card: Modern Woman Arranging her Hair in Front of Mirror

New Year's Card: Modern Woman Arranging her Hair in Front of Mirror

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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo
Description: A woman dressed in a kimono arranges her hair in front of a mirror. There is some Japanese text in the upper right corner of the postcard. The woman's kimono has a modern geometric design on it.
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New Year's Card: Card Game

New Year's Card: Card Game

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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts an aerial view of a woman in a kimono playing a card game. She is seated and her opponent is partially seen in silhouette. The ground of the card is a pale blue. There is some Japanese text in red in the upper right hand corner of the postcard. The woman's kimono includes the card suits, spades, clubs, hearts, and diamonds.
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New Year's Card: Dancing Couple

New Year's Card: Dancing Couple

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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Description: A couple dances in this vertically oriented postcard. The woman is wearing a kimono and the man seen behind her is in black. The style of the rendering is reminiscent of Art Deco. Some Japanese text is in the lower right corner of the postcard. The ground of the card is a light blue.
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New Year's Card: Woman Playing Golf

New Year's Card: Woman Playing Golf

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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo
Description: The front of the postcard is decorated with a woman in a modern striped dress, hat and scarf, swinging a golf club.
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New Year's Card: Women with Silhouetted Man in Top Hat

New Year's Card: Women with Silhouetted Man in Top Hat

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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts two women in clothing stylish in the 1920s. In the lower right hand corner is a silhouette of a man in a top hat. The shadows of the women are sharply delineated behind them. There is some Japanese text in the upper right hand corner of the postcard.
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Japanese Postcard

Japanese Postcard

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Date: unknown
Creator: Asai, Chū
Description: The postcard depicts three figures in the foreground who appear to be at odds with each other. In the background are two large snowmen like figures.
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