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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

New Year's Card: Women with Silhouetted Man in Top Hat

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts two women in clothing stylish in the 1920s. In the lower right hand corner is a silhouette of a man in a top hat. The shadows of the women are sharply delineated behind them. There is some Japanese text in the upper right hand corner of the postcard.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
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

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
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.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Japanese Postcard Association
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

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
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

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

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

New Year's Card: Dancing Couple

Description: A couple dances in this vertically oriented postcard. The woman is wearing a kimono and the man seen behind her is in black. The style of the rendering is reminiscent of Art Deco. Some Japanese text is in the lower right corner of the postcard. The ground of the card is a light blue.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
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

New Year's Card: Woman in a Kimono Standing next to an Automobile

Description: This vertically oriented postcard depicts a woman in a green kimono standing next to a black automobile that is partially visible. The ground of the postcard is a blue gray and there is some Japanese text in the upper left corner.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: S. Riyo
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

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

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 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 First Trip

Description: Vertically-oriented postcard depicts in pastel shades a seated woman who wears a kimono. Next to her are an umbrella, a man's hat, and a satchel.
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Date: 1910
Creator: Takehisa Yumeji
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

New Year's Card: Silhouetted Woman under Lanterns

Description: A woman in modern dress and hat holds a mask and stands underneath three lanterns. A stark black silhouette is behind the woman. Her dress is yellow, orange, blue and light green stripes on the skirt and decorated with flowers at the waist.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

New Year's Card with Women in Au Courant Fashion with Cityscape

Description: The vertically oriented postcard features two standing women in winter clothes in the foreground and in the background a cityscape is implied with a few short black lines. The year 1932 and a salutation in Japanese are in the upper right hand corner of the postcard.
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Date: 1932
Creator: Atsuo Tanaka & Co.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

New Year's Card: Woman Playing Golf

Description: The front of the postcard is decorated with a woman in a modern striped dress, hat and scarf, swinging a golf club.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Japanese Postcard

Description: The postcard depicts three figures in the foreground who appear to be at odds with each other. In the background are two large snowmen like figures.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Asai, Chū
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Commemoration of Launch of New Regatta Boat

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts an aerial view of a boat and its team of rowers. Inside a depiction of a life saver ring and along the lower edge is some Japanese text.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Sato Hakubunsha
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

New Year's Card: Modern Woman Arranging her Hair in Front of Mirror

Description: A woman dressed in a kimono arranges her hair in front of a mirror. There is some Japanese text in the upper right corner of the postcard. The woman's kimono has a modern geometric design on it.
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Date: 1920/1930~
Creator: Atsuo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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