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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

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

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

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

Alice Antoinette de la Mar

Description: A young girl wearing a pink dress with pink stockings and a large white feather hat is flanked by two large white and tan dogs.
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Date: 1900/1927~
Creator: van Beers, Jan

Virginals

Description: A painted figure of a reclining nude fills the top cover of a virginal while geometric and floral decoration surrounds the rest of the case.
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Date: 1900/1934~
Creator: Fry, Roger

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

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

[Vase]

Description: The vase is covered in a yellow mottled with green matte glaze. The form is decorated with vertical sweeping lines meeting at the top opening.
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Date: 1905/1907
Creator: Van Briggle Pottery Company

The Shroud of Christ

Description: A figure with a halo lays in the center of a fanciful landscape. The composition is symmetrical and the colors bright with patterning on the plants, flowers, and trees.
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Date: 1908
Creator: Malevich, Kazimir

Man Playing Go

Description: A seated man plays a game. The colors of the postcard are muted blue and beige on a brown ground.
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Date: 1900/1912~

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

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

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

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

Aristide Sommati

Description: The portrait is drawn in charcoal on paper. The lines are expressive and bold. A faint drawing is also visible from the opposite side of the paper.
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Date: 1908~
Creator: Modigliani, Amedeo

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