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Soldier in a Parody of Benkei

Description: This vertically oriented postcard depicts a soldier shoveling. Weapons and tools are on his back and his facial expression is fierce and angry. The ground of the card is a tan with no background setting indicated.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Asai Chu

Haiku Poem by Onitsura (1660-1738)

Description: The postcard depicts a woman raising her veil to look at the flower blossoms on the trees. The sky is a dark blue and the bottom half of the postcard is blank.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû

A Person Overhearing Secret Songs

Description: A figure playing a stringed instrument is in the background while a person hiding in the foreground listens. The style is angular with flat areas of color.
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Date: 1907
Creator: Bokuchitei Kuronbo

A Peaceful Small Heaven

Description: On a green ground and behind a lattice a rooster and a black hen sit.
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Date: 1909
Creator: Bokuchitei Kuronbo

Accounting

Description: An grounded airplane is depicted in the monochromatic postcard.
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Date: unknown

Gentleman's Daughter

Description: The top half of the vertically oriented postcard depicts a woman leaning out of a window and looking to her right. In English text along the bottom is inscribed, Gentleman's Daughter. The woman is wearing a kimono and her hair is decorated with a flower, a ribbon, and two other trinkets.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Tomioka Eisen

Illuminated Sign "Bayer Aspirin" in Central Osaka

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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Date: 1920/1930~

Commemoration of the Victory of the Japanese Troops

Description: The vertically oriented postcard features a soldier on horseback carrying a flag in the foreground and the background insert includes a line of soldiers in outline and a portrait of a man and a woman in oval monochromatic insets.
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Date: 1906
Creator: Sugiura Hisui

Accounting

Description: The monochromatic postcard includes a depiction of an airplane in the air. There is some Japanese text along the bottom edge.
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Date: unknown

New Year's Card: Woman in a Kimono Standing next to an Automobile

Description: This vertically oriented postcard depicts a woman in a green kimono standing next to a black automobile that is partially visible. The ground of the postcard is a blue gray and there is some Japanese text in the upper left corner.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo

Couple in Cloud Roundel

Description: A roundel floats in the top half of the vertically oriented postcard and silhouetted in white is a couple.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû