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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

Female Student in a Parody of the Wisteria Maiden

Description: The vertically oriented postcard contains a depiction of a woman in a simple gown and cape, holding an umbrella, amongst some leafy vines. The ground of the card stock is tan, the woman's hat and cloak are black, and the vine is green as is the simple line indicating the woman's sandals.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Asai Chu

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

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

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

Sojo Henjo and Ono no Komachi

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts a seated man and woman who is covering her mouth with her kimono.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen

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

Tokiwa

Description: The vertically oriented postcard includes a huddle of three people in the lower right and the space allotted for a message has been used. A short holiday greeting and address change are the content of the message written in ink on the postcard.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen

Tokiwa Gozen

Description: The vertically oriented postcard features a group of three people in the lower right corner and an area free of illustration for writing.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen

Two Women Enjoying a Summer Evening

Description: Two women wearing soft head coverings are looking to their right while a small cage hangs behind their right shoulders. The wind appears to be blowing and the woman in the foreground holds a decorated fan.
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Date: 1905~
Creator: Uemura Shoen

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