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The Charge

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.
Date: 1905~
Creator: Wada Eisaku
Item Type: Postcard

New Year's Card: Going to Shimonoseki

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.
Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Item Type: Postcard

New Year's Card: Card Game

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.
Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Item Type: Postcard

New Year's Card: Dancing Couple

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.
Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Item Type: Postcard

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

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.
Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Item Type: Postcard

New Year's Card: Silhouetted Woman under Lanterns

Description: A woman in modern dress and hat holds a mask and stands underneath three lanterns. A stark black silhouette is behind the woman. Her dress is yellow, orange, blue and light green stripes on the skirt and decorated with flowers at the waist.
Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo
Item Type: Postcard

Commemoration of Launch of New Regatta Boat

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts an aerial view of a boat and its team of rowers. Inside a depiction of a life saver ring and along the lower edge is some Japanese text.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sato Hakubunsha
Item Type: Postcard

New Year's Card with Women in Au Courant Fashion with Cityscape

Description: The vertically oriented postcard features two standing women in winter clothes in the foreground and in the background a cityscape is implied with a few short black lines. The year 1932 and a salutation in Japanese are in the upper right hand corner of the postcard.
Date: 1932
Creator: Atsuo Tanaka & Co.
Item Type: Postcard

Women Reading a Book

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts, in the upper one-third, two women reading from a single book. The background of the postcard is an olive green and Japanese text has been written in black ink on the postcard.
Date: 1905~
Creator: Kaburaki Kiyokata
Item Type: Postcard

Wanting to Get Away Quickly: Shimôsa Province

Description: A woman appears to be scared of a dragon that looks to be made of cloth. Behind the woman is a landscape scene and in the upper corner of the print is some Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshiiku
Item Type: Artwork

Yamashiro Province

Description: A woman wearing a highly patterned kimono looks out a window or door at a man climbing a tree. There are several insets with Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork

Sea Bream from Awaji Province

Description: A woman wearing a polka-dotted kimono rests her head on her hand and gazes into the distance. Behind her is a scene of men pulling many fish from the sea. Insets include Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork

Puffy-Faced with Distress: Mackerel of Noto Province

Description: A woman in a patterned kimono leans on a plaid fabric covered structure. She appears unhappy and her face leans on one hand. Behind her is a scene of men working and insets in the upper right of the print contain Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork

Wanting to Warm It: Daikon Radishes from Higo Province

Description: A woman wearing a dark striped kimono has her back to the viewer and she appears to be stamping something. In the scene in the distance, several men are engaged in an activity. Japanese text is included in several insets along the right hand side of the print.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork

Hôki Province

Description: A woman in a green cloak looks back over her right shoulder. She wears a loose white scarf and a landscape is beyond.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork

Owari Province

Description: A woman in a patterned kimono is in front of a scene of two people building a fire. In the upper right corner of the artwork is some Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork

Abalone Fishing in Kazusa Province: Wanting to Eavesdrop

Description: A woman in an elaborately decorated kimono is seated in the foreground. A seascape with a fisherman is seen behind the woman. On the right side of the artwork are several insets with Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork