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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.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû
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.
Date: 1868/1912
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen
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.
Date: 1909
Creator: Kaburaki Kiyokata
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.
Date: 1905
Creator: Asai Chu
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.
Date: 1905~
Creator: Wada Eisaku
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sayohime

Description: A woman looking out to sea inside a heart shape is the focal point of this postcard.
Date: 1905
Creator: Japanese Postcard Association
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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.
Date: 1905~
Creator: Kaburaki Kiyokata
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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.
Date: 1905
Creator: Asai Chu
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design