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Sleepy: Salamanders from Izu Province

Description: A woman rests her head on her hand and appears to be sleeping. Her kimono is brown and striped. A scene on the wall behind her is of some men in the landscape who appear to be climbing a mountain. Some Japanese text is also part of the woodblock print.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Suckle: Fresh Sea Cucumbers from Mikawa Province

Description: A woman in a kimono holds an infant while behind her is a scene of men in a boat with a mountain in the distance. In the upper right corner of the print is an inset containing Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Try It On Right Away: Fungus from Kumano in Kii Province

Description: A woman in a red kimono and a blue robe dominates the foreground of the print while in a scene behind her is a man climbing a mountain. The woman's hair is in an elaborate style with two long picks with sculpted handles. In an inset in the upper right corner of the print is some Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Be Independent: Cloth from Echigo Province

Description: Woman looking into a hand-held mirror and dabbing at her forehead is the main portion of the composition. Her kimono consists of two colors and patterns, one pale purple and the collar red. A landscape scene is behind the woman with people toting bushels of straw and others working in the water.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Have Good Weather: Dried Bonito from Tosa Province

Description: A woman wearing a kimono holds a doll and a cup of tea. Behind her is scene of people doing laundry by the sea. Some Japanese text is in the upper right corner of the print.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Chûjô-hime

Description: A roundel in the center features a woman in a highly patterned kimono holding two pieces of a vegetable. A lotus blossom is featured on the roundel. In the uppermost portion of the piece is a rectangular inset with Japanese text and double row of cloud formations. A large leaf extends below and from underneath the roundel on the lower right side. A narrow band on the right side of the artwork graduates from yellow to blue and also includes Japanese text.
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Date: 1843~
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

A Little Annoyed: Tango Province

Description: A woman in a striped kimono is in the foreground with a window behind her. Past the window is a landscape and a man. Several insets contain Japanese text. The background is a rich blue.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Sober Up Quickly: Buzen Province

Description: A woman in a blue striped and flowered kimono is in the foreground. Behind her is a scene of people working yarns. In the upper right corner of the print is some Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshiiku
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Tokiwa Gozen

Description: Japanese text in the uppermost portion of the print while below, inside a circle, a woman is surrounded by several red flowers.
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Date: 1843~
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Eat Something Good: Giant Butterbur from Akita in Dewa Province

Description: A woman wearing a purple kimono rests her head on both hands and behind her is a scene of people walking underneath huge green leaves. Insets includes Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
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The First Trip

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1910
Creator: Takehisa Yumeji
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design