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Posts tagged ‘Postcards’

Postcard ephemera with unique or engaging pictures, of people or locations from all over the world; some found in our store

The Art of Jenny Nystrom

Jenny Nystrom was a talented artist who illustrated many greeting cards and postcards. She is best known for her implementation of the tomte on Christmas cards…

The 1907 Jamestown Exposition

In 1607, Jamestown was founded in Virginia. And three hundred years later, the U.S. wanted to commemorate the famous event. Event planners thought it impossible to…

Shakespeare's Memorial Theatre in Stratford-on-Avon, England.

Photochrom Postcards

Photochroms (also spelled photochromes) are postcard varieties born from chromolithography. These stunning images make wonderful collectors’ items. How are photochroms made? Black and white photo negatives…

The Power of Pineapples

Ah, the humble pineapple — a wonderful tropical fruit that’s tasty in fruit salads and smoothies. But when it comes to pineapple, there’s more than meets…

Prohibition Postcards

Both sides of prohibition, whether pro- or anti-, were well represented on postcards. Many of these vintage postcards can be found today as great pieces of…

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