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  • Vignette with Decorative Border

    風景

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1907
    Mitsutani Kunishiro (Japanese, 1874–1936)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #129

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1039

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Vignette of Pleasure Boat on the Yodo River from the series The Twelve Months of Famous Places

    Yodogawa Yuran from the series Meisho Ju-ni kagetsu (JO)
    淀川遊舟 名所十二ヶ月より

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1059

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Commemorating the New Building of Mitsukoshi Department Store in Osaka

    Mitsukoshi gofukuten Osaka shiten shinchiku kinen
    大阪三越

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Sugiura Hisui (Japanese, 1876–1965)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #251

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1178

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Vignette of Mitsukoshi Department Store

    三越百貨店

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Sugiura Hisui (Japanese, 1876–1965)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #250

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1179

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • The Bactrian Camel Presented by General Oku (from an unidentified series)

    Oku daisho kizo no rakuda: Kyoto-shiritsu kinen dobutsuen kinen ehagaki
    奥大将寄贈の駱駝

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Yamada Kiyoshi (Japanese, dates unknown)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #272

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1364

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; applique and letterpress; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • The Orangutan from the series Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Kyoto Zoological Park (Kyoto shiritsu kinen dobutsuen kinen ehagaki)

    「猩々 京都市立記念動物園記念絵葉書」より

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Yamada Kiyoshi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Kyoto Municipal Zoological Garden

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1367

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Gourds and Cross with Vignette of Mimizuka Commemorating the Twelfth Japanese Red Cross, Kyoto Division Meeting

    ひょうたん:日本赤十字京都支部第12回会合記念

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Tokyo Asakusa Chuo kai

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #189

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1430

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; embossing; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • View of the Drawing Room of the Imperial Hotel

    帝国ホテル:応接室 と鴛

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Imperial Hotels Ltd., Printed by Haibara Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #252

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1478

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • View of the Ball Room of the Imperial Hotel

    帝国ホテル:ボールルームと菖蒲

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Imperial Hotels Ltd., Printed by Haibara Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #253

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1480

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Ministry of Communications Building in 1871

    Meiji yonen no ekitei kyoku
    明治四年の駅逓局

    Japanese
    Taishô era
    1921
    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1552

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; embossing; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • Emperor Taisho and Noda Utaro, Minister of Communications

    今上天皇と野田卯太郎逓信大臣

    Japanese
    Taishô era
    1921
    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #7

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1554

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; embossing; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • Emperor Meiji and Maejima Hisoka, Minister of Communications

    明治天皇と駅逓頭前島密男(爵)

    Japanese
    Taishô era
    1921
    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #5

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1555

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; embossing; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • The Battle along the Yalu River

    Oenko no hosen
    鴨緑江の砲戦

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Ministry of Communications (Teishinshô), Printed by Tokyo Printing Company (Tokyo insatsu kabushiki kaisha) (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #11

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1558

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Entry of Marshal Oyama, Commander-in-Chief, into Mukden; Mukden Railway Station after the Battle

    大山総司令官の奉天入場 戦後の奉天停車場

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Ministry of Communications (Teishinshô), Printed by Tokyo Printing Company (Tokyo insatsu kabushiki kaisha) (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #12

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1560

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; letterpress; ink on card stock

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  • Art Exhibition Held in the Mitsukoshi Store, Tokyo

    Mitsukoshi bijutsu-kogeihin tenrankai chinretsu-jo
    「三越美術工芸品展覧会 陳列場」

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Mitsukoshi Kimono Store (Mitsukoshi gofukuten)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #248

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1617

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Business Office of Mitsukoshi Department Store

    Eigyosho
    三越百貨店 「営業室」

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Mitsukoshi Kimono Store (Mitsukoshi gofukuten), Printed by Japan Lithographic Company (Nihon seihan insatsu goshi)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #249

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1618

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; embossing; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Sanjusangendô, Kyoto from an unidentified series

    Kyoto Sanjusangendo
    京都三十三間堂

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1908
    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #274

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1637

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; embossing; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Chion-in, Kyoto (from an unidentified series)

    Kyoto Chion'in
    京都知恩院

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1908
    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1638

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; embossing; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Sanjo Bridge, Kyoto

    Kyoto Sanjo-ohashi
    京都三条大橋

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #273

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1639

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; color lithograph; embossing; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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