Japanese Postcards

Man Breaking His Pot
Taisho-early Showa era | Artist Unknown

Soganoya Goro Theater
Showa era, 1931 | Artist Unknown

Japanese postcard | Artist Unknown

Japanese postcard | Artist Unknown

Osaka shosen gaisha: Wisteria Maiden
Taisho-early Showa era | Artist Unknown

Women with Umbrellas for Mitsukoshi gofukuten
Late Meiji era, 1900–25 | Artist: Hashiguchi Goyô (1881–1921)

Japanese postcard | Artist Unknown

Mount. Maya Hotel, Kobe (Maya san Hotel)
Taisho-early Showa era | Artist Unknown

A Cabaret in Osaka
Early Showa era, 1936 | Artist Unknown

Japanese postcard | Artist Unknown

Daimaru Department Store
Japanese, 1930 | Artist Unknown

New Year’s Card: S. IIda at Takashimaya
Late Meiji era, 1906 | Artist Unknown
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The fifth and final installment highlighting the exquisite collection of Vintage Japanese Advertising Postcards at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. See Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.

Browse the Lauder Japanese Postcard Collection here.

Soganoya Goro Theatre
Japanese | Artist Unknown

Japanese postcard
Japanese | Artist Unknown

Poster Design for Calpis: Masks by Raphael Ramirez (ten-year-old from Mexico)
Japanese, Taisho era | Artist Unknown

Japanese postcard
Japanese | Artist Unknown, Japanese

Tokyo Marunouchi Hotel
Japanese | Artist Unknown

Japanese postcard
Japanese | Artist Unknown

Rooster: Poster Design for Kalpis
Japanese, Taisho-early Showa era | Artist: Hisae Aoki

Japanese postcard
Japanese | Artist Unknown

New Year’s Card: Advertisement of the Komatsu Fertilizer Distribution
Japanese, Late Meiji era, 1910 | Artist Unknown

New Year’s Card: Advertisement of Seibyoen
Japanese, Late Meiji era, 1906 | Artist Unknown

Biwako Hotel
Japanese | Artist Unknown

Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
Japanese, Late Meiji era | Artist Unknown

New Year’s Card: Advertisement of Soganoya Goro
Japanese, Taisho era, 1918 | Artist Unknown

Japanese postcard
Japanese | Artist Unknown
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My fourth installment highlighting the beautiful collection of Vintage Japanese Advertising Postcards at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. At least one more installment coming soon.

Browse the Lauder Japanese Postcard Collection here.