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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.
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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

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

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

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

Comic Map of Europe

Description: Caricature figures are arranged to create the shapes of each European country.
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Date: 1870~
Creator: Rose, Frederick
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

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

There Goes Bill!

Description: A reptilian creature floats out of a chimney up into the sky.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Tenniel, John
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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~
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~
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
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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The First Trip

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

New Year's Card: Card Game

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts an aerial view of a woman in a kimono playing a card game. She is seated and her opponent is partially seen in silhouette. The ground of the card is a pale blue. There is some Japanese text in red in the upper right hand corner of the postcard. The woman's kimono includes the card suits, spades, clubs, hearts, and diamonds.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design