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Sayohime

Description: A woman looking out to sea inside a heart shape is the focal point of this postcard.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Japanese Postcard Association

Couple with Umbrella Behind Tree

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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Date: 1909
Creator: Kaburaki Kiyokata

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.
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Date: 1905~
Creator: Kaburaki Kiyokata

Cherry Blossoms at the Kiyomizu-do in Ueno

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts a tree in the foreground and a red pagoda style building in the background. Some Japanese text in black ink is in the lower portion of the postcard.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Nakamura Fusetsu

Goddess of Flowers

Description: A woman drops flowers from a basket. She's in the foreground and wears a long flowing simple gown. Her hair is down and long. Behind her is a body of water and to her right is landscape.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Nakamura Fusetsu

The Moon at Sodegaura in Shinagawa

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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Date: 1905~
Creator: Nakamura Fusetsu

The West: Sparrows in the Park in Paris

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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Date: 1905~
Creator: Nakamura Fusetsu

Looking: Geisha

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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Date: 1905
Creator: Nakazawa Hiromitsu

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.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo

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.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo

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.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo

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

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.
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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

Haiku Poem by Buson (1716-1783)

Description: The poem is written in white text on the top and left edges of the postcard. The top two-thirds of the vertically oriented postcard contains a depiction of a standing rat wearing a robe and holding a sword under his arm.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû

Haiku Poem by Issa (1763-1827)

Description: The top half of the postcard contains a depiction of a person on their knees with a wide-eyed expression and shoes on their hands. The poem is written along the bottom edge of the picture and the right edge of the postcard. The bottom half is empty.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû

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

Landscape in Black and Green

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts a landscape with a black sky and a floating insert for the message. The color of the card stock is beige and the printing is in two colors, green and black.
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Date: 1900/1912~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû

Mandarin Ducks

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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Date: 1900/1912~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû

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.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Sato Hakubunsha

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

The First Trip

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1910
Creator: Takehisa Yumeji

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