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All the ear-marks of a sneaky Jap! : don't discuss your job!

Description: Black & white cartoon drawing of two men talking. One hushes the other, while pointing upward at a drawing of a human ear centered on a Japanese flag design. In the background is a large ship and a factory. Two flags fly over the factory: One with an "E" on it, and another with "RCA" on it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Decline of the Rising Sun]

Description: Black and white cartoon. A figure made of Wickwire Spencer rope uses a part of itself to hang a caricature of a distressed Hideki Tojo, who appears to be partially immersed in the sea. Behind Tojo's head are rays resembling those of a Japanese Rising Sun symbol. A volcano or mountain can be seen in the distant background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
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
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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Flower Vase

Description: The green vase has a long narrow neck with handles on the neck and rings resting high on the shoulders. The glaze is shiny and speckled with white. The handles are decorated with an animal or fish.
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Date: 1868/1912
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Figurine

Description: The figurine depicts an old bearded man wearing a long hat and a decorated robe. He holds a brown object in his hands. His robe and hat are decorated with curlicues and wave like patterns in various colors.
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Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
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
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
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
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~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design