A postcard depicting a mother and her two children looking at a map

A postcard image among those recently added to the East Asia Image Collection.

The East Asia Image Collection (EAIC) has just added 453 picture postcards to its open-access database. These items range from “Yellow Peril” genre Russo-Japanese War cards from Europe to Japanese photo-journalism of the 1930s invasion of China. The collection also contains vistas of “Manchuria,” scenes from everyday life during wartime, and military-humor manga postcards. The EAIC is a collaboration between Paul D. Barclay, Associate Professor of History, and Digital Scholarship Services.  Visit our open-access archive digital archive including picture postcards, high-quality commercial prints, and colonial era picture books, among other unique materials.