User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

The Yoshiwara is Completely in the Dark (Gocho machi wa yami ya zoe) from Ehagaki sekai

Start collecting

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

Postcard of a colorful feather pattern on kimono

Japanese, Late Meiji era, 1907

Place of Creation

Japan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2002.2063

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; ink on card stock

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Postcards