Illuminated Sign "Bayer Aspirin" in Central Osaka

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The vertically oriented postcard depicts a neon Bayer Aspirin sign above a building with a silhouette of people below. The sky is dark and the only illumination is the sign and the interior of the building. A few stars twinkle in the sky and some Japanese text runs along the bottom.

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1 postcard : color lithograph, ink, coated card stock ; 13.8 x 8.8 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1920/1930~.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: ARTsource and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 231 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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  • Scholars Resource, Inc.

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Description

The vertically oriented postcard depicts a neon Bayer Aspirin sign above a building with a silhouette of people below. The sky is dark and the only illumination is the sign and the interior of the building. A few stars twinkle in the sky and some Japanese text runs along the bottom.

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1 postcard : color lithograph, ink, coated card stock ; 13.8 x 8.8 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: bos13966
  • Other: Museum inventory number 2002.1619
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc41345

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ARTsource

The licensed images of artworks in this collection supplement artworks in the Visual Resources Collection of the College of Visual Arts + Design's online image database used for instruction, study, and presentation. Included here are images of paintings, drawings, prints, architecture, material culture, sculpture, photographs, furniture, and fashion from a variety of vendors. Access to these images is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • 1920/1930~

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 15, 2011, 10:26 p.m.

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  • Nov. 8, 2011, 12:28 p.m.

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Illuminated Sign "Bayer Aspirin" in Central Osaka, postcard, 1920/1930~; Wheat Ridge, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc41345/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.