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View of Mitsui gofukuten during the Edo Period from the series Commemorating the Temporary Building of Mitsukoshi Department Store

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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

Mitsukoshi no zenshin Bunkanenchu no Mitsui gofukuten from the series Mitsukoshi gofukuten kari-eigyosho shinchiku kinen:

Japanese, late Meiji era, cancelled 1908

Place of Creation

Japan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2002.1615

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph and collotype; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Postcards