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Vintage Japanese Travel Postcard - Fine Views of Matsushima

11.00 13.00

RARE & HARD TO FIND
Beautiful retro travel postcards from the early Showa Era.

This is a set of 8 vintage postcards inside a colorfully illustrated envelope wrapper. Beautiful color illustrations really bring out the design from that era. Also, the postcards really tell the story of how the area of Matsushima used to look like years ago. Perfect for vintage postcard collectors or for someone who has fond memories of visiting Matsushima, Japan. The envelope would also make a great art piece framed. 

YEAR: 1930s - 60s (Unknown)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Japan
SIZE: 6" x 4"
CONDITION: Good

Matsushima is a group of islands in the Miyagi Prefecture of Japan. There are some 260 tiny islands covered in pines (Matsu = pine + Shima = island) – hence the name – and is ranked as one of the Three Views of Japan.

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