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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

Japanese Postcard

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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Date: unknown
Creator: Asai, Chū

A Path Through the Woods

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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Date: unknown

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.
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Date: 1932
Creator: Atsuo Tanaka & Co.

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~

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: Modern Woman Arranging her Hair in Front of Mirror

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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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo

New Year's Card: Sacred Rocks

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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Date: 1920/1930~

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.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo

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: Woman Playing Golf

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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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo

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

Spring Festival at the Onsen

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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Date: 1920/1930~

New Year's Card with Characters Fuku and Ju

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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Date: 1911

The First Trip

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

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

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

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

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 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.
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Date: 1905~
Creator: Wada Eisaku