Cute antique Japanese postcards

2 Jul
Betty Boop (Yamaguchi Seikyokudo Co., Ltd. – c. 1930s)

Betty Boop (1937)

Betty Boop, Mickey and Minnie (1936)

Mickey (c. 1920s-40s)

Kewpie Mayonnaise ad (1932)

Kewpie (c. 1920s-40s)

Kewpie (1933/1935)

Kewpie (1933/1935)

Kewpie (c. 1920s-40s)

Kewpie (Shoseido – 1919)

Kewpie (Shoseido – 1919)

Kewpie (c. 1920s-40s)

Kewpie (c. 1920s-40s)

“Bring it on” (Propaganda card by Kiyoshi – 1940)

“I’ve got your back” (Military Mail greeting card for troops – 1940)

Dancing skeletons (c. 1890s-1900s)

Yoshikawa Roppa (Hibiya Yurakuza Theater – 1940)

New Year’s Card (1911)

Muscles and blood vessels (1920)

Standing in flames (Shokichiro Yamaguchi – c. 1920s)

Postcard commemorating Children’s Expo (Dobunkan – 1906)

One in a series of naughty joke cards (Toyo Postcard Association – c. 1900s-10s)

Harunaa beauty products (c. 1920s-1940s)

Single-wheeled vehicle (1936)

Norakuro (Suiho Tagawa – c. 1930s)

Norakuro (Suiho Tagawa – c. 1930s)

Dancing cats (c. 1920s-1940s)

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One Response to “Cute antique Japanese postcards”

  1. Damiano D July 3, 2011 at 2:55 am #

    Wow, these are stunning! Love the off-model Boops! More of these, + the Disney ones!

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